Virginia’s Gateway Region boasts four distinct seasons: a long fall and spring, relatively mild winters and warm summers. Snow can mark the winter season, but typically only for a few days and with little accumulation - usually a dusting to a few inches.
|Period||Max. Avg. Temperature (F)||Min. Avg. Temperature (F)||All-Time Avg. (F)||Avg. Rain Accumulation (in.)||Avg. Snow Accumulation (in.)|
Source: Southeastern Regional Climate Center
- Prevailing Wind Direction: South
- Average Wind Speed: 6 Knots
- Elevation Range (Above Sea Level): 100 to 400 feet
- Clear Days Per Year: 103
- Average Sunshine: 63%
Note: Climate information is for Petersburg, VA, or average of localities. Clear days per year and average sunshine are for Richmond, VA.