January weather forecast
Lynchburg, VA

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Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia
Cloudy orange sky gracing the dusk in Lynchburg city, Virginia

Weather in January

Despite the chill of winter in Lynchburg, January sees moderate weather conditions. It gains distinction as one of the colder months, with temperatures dropping to a low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C). As January advances, one can anticipate fewer daylight hours, making for shorter days. The city remains moderately cloaked in clouds, reducing visibility at times. Winds tend to be steady, with rare instances of stronger gusts.

Temperature

January, with an average high of 42.6°F (5.9°C) and a low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C), signifies the coldest month of the year.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Lynchburg is 72%.

Rainfall

In Lynchburg, Virginia, during January, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation. In Lynchburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.7 days and collects up to 30.43" (773mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Lynchburg. In Lynchburg, in January, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.56" (65mm) of snow. In Lynchburg, during the entire year, snow falls for 14.1 days and aggregates up to 10.94" (278mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 56min.
On the first day of January in Lynchburg, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 5:39 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Lynchburg are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: An average UV index of 2 in January transforms into this advice:
Children necessitate constant protection from sunlight, unlike the majority, who can remain under the sun for about an hour without burning. Avoiding the Sun's peak radiation during midday hours is essential for health and safety. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes. Keep in mind! Snow's reflective quality can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 14, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest time of year in Lynchburg?

January brings the lowest temperatures, with an average high of 42.6°F (5.9°C) and an average low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

How cold is it in Lynchburg in January?

In January, in Lynchburg, the average high-temperature is 42.6°F (5.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Lynchburg?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lynchburg, Virginia, is 72%.

How much does it rain in Lynchburg in January?

In Lynchburg, Virginia, in January, during 9.9 rainfall days, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Lynchburg in January?

In Lynchburg, in January, snow falls for 4.3 days, with typically accumulated 2.56" (65mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Lynchburg?

In Lynchburg, Virginia, the average day length in January is 9h and 56min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Lynchburg?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:09 pm. On the last day of the month, in Lynchburg, sunrise is at 7:20 am and sunset at 5:39 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lynchburg?

The average sunshine duration in January in Lynchburg, Virginia, is 5.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lynchburg?

The months with the lowest UV index in Lynchburg are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Lynchburg?

In Lynchburg, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average temperature in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average high temperature in January: 42.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

Average pressure in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average pressure in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.13"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average wind speed in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.1mph).

Average humidity in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average humidity in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (70%).

Average rainfall in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average rainfall in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.32"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and September (1.89").

Average rainfall days in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average rainfall days in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.6 days).

Average snowfall in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average snowfall in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.56"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.15").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average snowfall days in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.3 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average sunshine days in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

Average UV index in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average UV index in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average cloud cover in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in January
Lynchburg, VA

Average visibility in January - Lynchburg, VA
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May and September (5mi).

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