January weather forecast
Charlottesville, VA

The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia
The beautiful sunrise over Charlottesville, Virginia

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Charlottesville, Virginia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and an average high of 41.5°F (5.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In Charlottesville, during January, snow falls for 4.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 14.6 snowfall days, and 10.43" (265mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Charlottesville is 9h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:35 pm EST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine in Charlottesville, Virginia, are January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Charlottesville?

With an average high-temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.1°F (-3.3°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the average humidity in January in Charlottesville?

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

What is the driest month in Charlottesville?

The month with the least rainfall in Charlottesville, Virginia, is January, when the rain falls for 9.7 days and typically collects 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, Virginia, in January, it is raining for 9.7 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Charlottesville in January?

In Charlottesville, in January, during 4.6 snowfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

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

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Charlottesville?

On the first day of January in Charlottesville, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:18 am and sunset at 5:35 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Charlottesville?

January and December, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Charlottesville, Virginia.

How many hours of sunshine does Charlottesville have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Charlottesville, Virginia, is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Charlottesville?

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 reading in January in Charlottesville?

In Charlottesville, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average temperature in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average high temperature in January: 41.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average pressure in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.12"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.96"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average wind speed in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.2mph).

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Average humidity in January
Charlottesville, VA

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, September, October and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.69"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are April and May (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average rainfall days in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average snowfall in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.8"

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average snowfall days in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • 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: 5h and 24min

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average sunshine days in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average UV index in January - Charlottesville, 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average cloud cover in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Charlottesville, VA

Average visibility in January - Charlottesville, VA
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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