January weather forecast
Lexington, KY

A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky
A sunset view of the ancient buildings in Lexington, Kentucky

Weather in January

January, like December, in Lexington, Kentucky, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and an average high of 39°F (3.9°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 39°F (3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 79%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Lexington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 172.1 days and collects up to 37.95" (964mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In Lexington, in January, during 9.7 snowfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Lexington, during the entire year, snow falls for 34.8 days and aggregates up to 11.3" (287mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Lexington, Kentucky, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 53min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Lexington, Kentucky, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Lexington?

January is the coldest month in Lexington, with an average high-temperature of 39°F (3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Lexington?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lexington is 79%.

How many days does it rain in January in Lexington?

In Lexington, Kentucky, in January, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Lexington?

In Lexington, in January, snow falls for 9.7 days, with typically accumulated 2.8" (71mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lexington have in January?

In Lexington, the average day length in January is 9h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Lexington?

On the first day of January in Lexington, Kentucky, sunrise is at 7:54 am and sunset at 5:29 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lexington?

With an average of 3.9h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Lexington.

How many hours of sunshine does Lexington have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Lexington, Kentucky, is 3.9h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lexington?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Lexington, Kentucky, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Lexington, KY

Average temperature in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average high temperature in January: 39°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Lexington, KY

Average pressure in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Lexington, KY

Average wind speed in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average wind speed in January: 9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Lexington, KY

Average humidity in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.56"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in January
Lexington, KY

Average rainfall days in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.8"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.07").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Lexington, KY

Average snowfall days in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lexington, KY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Lexington, KY

Average sunshine days in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Lexington, KY

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Lexington, KY

Average cloud cover in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 59

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Lexington, KY

Average visibility in January - Lexington, KY
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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