Lexington
Kentucky, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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, like December, in Lexington, Kentucky, is another cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 25.7°F (-3.5°C) and max 39°F (3.9°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In Lexington, Kentucky, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Lexington, during 10.8 rainfall days, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. 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, snow falls for 9.7 days, with typically accumulated 2.8" (71mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Lexington, there are 34.8 snowfall days, and 11.3" (287mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 Lexington?

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.

What is the temperature in January in Lexington?

In January, the average high-temperature is 39°F (3.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Lexington?

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

How much does it rain in Lexington in January?

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

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.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lexington?

The month with the least sunshine in Lexington, Kentucky, is January, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lexington?

The average sunshine in January in Lexington 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 in Lexington.

What is the UV index reading in January in Lexington?

In Lexington, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).

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%).

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 lowest rainfall) is September (2.32").

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 lowest number of rainy days is November (10.3 days).

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

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

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).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (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: 3.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).