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Area Description

Bordered on three sides by the New River, and neatly tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Radford features an achingly picturesque setting for a diverse and charming array of activities.

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   14 City parks, ready access to the New River, 4 stops on the VA Wildlife and Birding Trail, close proximity to Claytor Lake State Park, the Appalachian Trail, Jefferson National Forest

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College of Visual and Performing Arts Series at Radford University brings a variety of opportunities each year to students and residents

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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  20.6  30.9  41.1  3.4 "
 Feb  22.1  33.5  44.8  3.0 "
 Mar  29.4  41.4  53.3  3.8 "
 Apr  37.0  50.0  62.9  3.8 "
 May  46.3  58.9  71.5  4.4 "
 Jun  55.2  66.9  78.6  3.9 "
 Jul  59.7  71.1  82.5  4.2 "
 Aug  57.8  69.5  81.3  3.7 "
 Sep  50.7  63.0  75.3  3.4 "
 Oct  38.0  51.6  65.3  3.2 "
 Nov  30.6  42.8  55.0  3.0 "
 Dec  23.2  34.0  44.9  2.9 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 30's and highs in the low 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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Cost of Living for Radford, VA

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Senior Assistance in Radford, VA

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Radford University is the largest employer in Radford, many volunteer opportunities available at local not-for-profit and community organizations

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