Richmond, VA

Right Now
  • Humidity: 88%
  • Feels Like: 70°
  • Heat Index: 70°
  • Wind: 0 mph
  • Wind Chill: 70°
  • UV Index: 7 High
  • Sunrise: 06:52:14 AM
  • Sunset: 07:16:28 PM
  • Dew Point: 67°
  • Visibility: 6 mi


Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 91F. Winds light and variable.


Generally fair. Low 69F. Winds light and variable.


Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 79F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

John Boyer

John Boyer, the RTD's staff meteorologist

John Boyer is the first staff meteorologist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He joined the RTD newsroom in November 2016 after covering severe weather on television in Tulsa, Okla.

As a native of the Roanoke area, the region’s heavy snowstorms started his fascination with Virginia’s changing weather.

Boyer earned his degree in meteorology from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society and earned their Certified Broadcast Meteorologist seal in 2012.

Look for his stories in the RTD and on, along with videos and forecast updates for major weather events in our area.

Email him your story ideas and weather tips.

Monday Weatherline

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Some facts about 90-degree days in Richmond

Sept. 16 is the average date for Richmond’s last 90-degree day of the year. Coincidentally, today’s forecast is close to 90. Extra heat can’t be ruled out yet. Last year, we hit our final 90 on Oct. 4. The latest calendar date with a 90 was Oct. 16, 1897.