|Weather & Climate
Rappahannock County enjoys a temperate, comfortable climate with generally mild winters and warm summers.
The county's climate is controlled by the Blue Ridge Mountain range to the west and the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay to the east.
Winters in the county are rigorous but not severe, and summer temperatures are moderate.
While climatological statistics are not available for the county, the climate is similar to neighboring Culpeper County, with temperatures 2 to 3 degrees cooler on average.
Average temperature in Culpeper is 56 degrees F; July (86.5° F) is the hottest month on average and January (35.3° F) the coldest.
Precipitation typically is well distributed throughout the year, with an average of 41 inches per year. The area receives 19 inches of snow in a typical year.
Weather forecast links for Washington (Va.), Sperryville and Shenandoah National Park.