Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Richmond, VA

January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Richmond, Virginia, with average temperature varying between 44.6°F (7°C) and 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

Humidity

In Richmond, Virginia, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, in January, it is raining for 9.8 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Richmond, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.5 days and collects up to 30.35" (771mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond. The month with the most snowfall in Richmond, Virginia, is January when snow falls for 3.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Richmond?

The coldest month in Richmond is January, with an average high-temperature of 44.6°F (7°C) and an average low-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Richmond?

In January, in Richmond, the average high-temperature is 44.6°F (7°C), and the average low-temperature is 29.7°F (-1.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in January?

In Richmond, Virginia, in January, during 9.8 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, in January, during 3.3 snowfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Richmond?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Richmond, Virginia. Snow falls for 3.3 days and accumulates 2.05" (52mm) of snow.

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

In Richmond, Virginia, the average length of the day in January is 9.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Richmond, Virginia, is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Richmond?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Richmond?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in January: 7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -1.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-1.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (68%).

Average rainfall in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in January: 61mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (73mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (44mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.7 days).

Average snowfall in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in January: 52mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (52mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).