January weather forecast and climate
Lexington, KY

A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Lexington, Kentucky, with average temperature ranging between max 40.8°F (4.9°C) and min 24.8°F (-4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 40.8°F (4.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

Rainfall

In Lexington, in January, it is raining for 12.1 days, with typically 3.2" (81.3mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 129.8 rainfall days, and 45.1" (1146.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Lexington are January through April, November and December.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Lexington, the average sunshine in January is 4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Lexington are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Lexington?

The coldest month in Lexington is January, with an average high-temperature of 40.8°F (4.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 24.8°F (-4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Lexington?

In Lexington, Kentucky, in January, the average high-temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.8°F (-4°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Lexington?

In Lexington, Kentucky, in January, during 12.1 rainfall days, 3.2" (81.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Lexington?

In January, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout January, 4" (101.6mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in January in Lexington is 9.9h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lexington?

The average sunshine in January is 4h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Lexington?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average high temperature in January: 40.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (40.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.8°F).

Average rainfall in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (5.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (2.9").

Average rainfall days in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (7.8 days).

Average snowfall in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall in January: 4"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.6").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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