Richmond Weather In May
In the last 81 years the highest measured May temperature in Richmond was 98 degrees Fahrenheit, measured on May 26, 1991, and the regular high is 76. The coldest day reported in Richmond in May for the past 81 years was 31 on May 9, 1956, and the standard low recorded daily temperature is 55.
According to National Weather Service historical Richmond May Weather data, on May 26, 1992, the high temperature did not exceed 49 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Richmond in the past 81 years. NWS data also shows that on May 27, 1991, the lowest measured temperature on that day did not drop below 74 degrees, the highest low temperature measured in Richmond in the last 81 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Richmond on May First averages 76 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of May averages 82 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Richmond on May First is 51 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of May is 60 degrees.
Richmond typically receives an average of 3.96 inches of rain during the month. May Richmond Weather records indicate that on May 28, 1981 Richmond received 3.05 inches of precipitation, the highest amount of rain recorded in a single day in May.