The climate in Richmond during December can be summarized as cold and damp.
December is in the winter in Richmond and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -3°C (26°F), whilst at night -12°C (10°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||-3.4°C 26°F|
|Nightly temperature||-12.1°C 10.3°F|
|Average temperature||-7.7°C 18.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||2.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||102 mm 4 ins|
|Rainy days||15 days|
|Sea temperature||5.4°C 41.7°F|
|Windspeed||12.2kph 8 mph|
On average December is the 5th 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.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Richmond in December 2023.
Best places to visit in December
|Hottest month:||July||24.5°C 76.1°F|
|Driest month:||February||61mm 2.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-6.5°C 20.3°F|
|Wettest month:||August||125mm 4.9ins|