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April 19, 2014
Newport News-Williamsburg | A Few Clouds 72°F Wind S 13mph
April 19, 2014
Richmond | Mostly Cloudy 70°F Wind S 16mph
April 19, 2014
Washington | Overcast 68°F Wind S 15mph
April 19, 2014
Charlottesville | Overcast 65°F Wind S 16mph
April 19, 2014
Roanoke | Light Rain 66°F Wind S 9mph

Virginia Weather

Virginia experiences four distinct seasons. Winters are mild on the coast with snow in the higher elevations. Summers are mild and pleasant throughout the state. Fall brings brilliant color throughout the state, and spring brings Virginia's Historic Garden Week with home and garden tours at the peak of springtime color.

Virginia has five distinct climate regions: the Tidewater, Piedmont, Northern Virginia, Western Mountain and Southwestern Mountain. The different regions welcome Virginia visitors to a wide range of outdoor activities, such as snowskiing in the mountains and playing golf in the valley both in the same day!

Weather data collected by the Southeast Regional Climate Center:
Region January Average Temperature July Average Temperature
Tidewater Climate Region: includes Virginia's Tidewater & Hampton Roads, the southern Chesapeake Bay and Eastern Shore Regions 35-48 (F) 71-85 (F)
Piedmont Climate Region: includes Central Virginia Region 27-47 (F) 68-88 (F)
Northern Virginia Climate Region: includes Northern Virginia and northern Chesapeake Bay Regions 19-42 (F) 61-86 (F)
Western Mountain Climate Region: includes Virginia's Shenandoah Valley Region 27-45 (F) 65-87 (F)
Southwestern Mountain Climate Region: includes Virginia's Southwest Blue Ridge Highlands and Heart of Appalachia 24-44 (F) 60-85 (F)

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