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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Richmond, Canada. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Richmond weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Richmond are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Richmond January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-6°C 79mm 3.1hrs 10.3hrs

Richmond's weather in January is typically very cold and reasonably dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Richmond for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Richmond and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -6°C (21°F), whilst at night -16°C (3°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Richmond with around 79mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Richmond February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-4°C 61mm 4.3hrs 11.4hrs

February in Richmond is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Richmond for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Richmond and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -5°C (23°F), whilst at night -15°C (6°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Richmond with around 61mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Richmond March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
1°C 76mm 4.9hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Richmond is characteristically cold and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Richmond.

March is in the spring in Richmond and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -8°C (18°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Richmond with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in March »

April

Richmond April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 76mm 5.9hrs 14.5hrs

Richmond's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Richmond.

April is in the spring in Richmond and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 10°C (49°F), whilst at night -1°C (31°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Richmond with around 76mm 3 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in April »

May

Richmond May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 88mm 7.6hrs 16hrs

May is a a little damp month in Richmond and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Richmond, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Richmond and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Richmond with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in May »

June

Richmond June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 100mm 8.3hrs 10.3hrs

June in Richmond is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Richmond, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Richmond and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Richmond with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in June »

July

Richmond July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 108mm 8.9hrs 11.4hrs

July in Richmond is generally damp with the temperature being warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Richmond, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Richmond and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 14°C (57°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 108mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in July »

August

Richmond August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 125mm 7.4hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in August in Richmond is characteristically mild and wet.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Richmond, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Richmond and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in August »

September

Richmond September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
17°C 106mm 5.9hrs 14.5hrs

Richmond's weather in September is typically mild and damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Richmond.

September is in the fall / autumn in Richmond and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 19°C (66°F), whilst at night 8°C (47°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 106mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in September »

October

Richmond October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 91mm 4.3hrs 16hrs

October is a a little damp month in Richmond and the temperature is generally cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of pretty acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Richmond.

October is in the fall / autumn in Richmond and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in October »

November

Richmond November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
4°C 105mm 2.5hrs 10.3hrs

The weather in November in Richmond is characteristically cool and damp.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Richmond for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Richmond and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 4°C (40°F), whilst at night -3°C (27°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 105mm 4.1 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Richmond weather in November »

December

Richmond December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
-3°C 102mm 2.3hrs 11.4hrs

December in Richmond is generally damp with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Richmond for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Richmond and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -3°C (26°F), whilst at night -12°C (10°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Richmond with around 102mm 4 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Richmond weather statistics
Hottest month: July 24.5°C 76.1°F
Driest month: February 61mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: July 8.9hrs
Coldest month: January -6.5°C 20.3°F
Wettest month: August 125mm 4.9ins
Warmest sea: August 16.6°C 61.9°F
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