Richmond
Virginia, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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January weather forecast and climate
Richmond, VA

River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
River James in Richmond, Virginia overlooking the lit city buildings at dusk
January, the same as December, in Richmond, Virginia, is another chilly winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 28.2°F (-2.1°C) and an average high of 47.5°F (8.6°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 47.5°F (8.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.2°F (-2.1°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Richmond is 67.9%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, during January, the rain falls for 9.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3" (77.2mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Richmond, there are 114 rainfall days, and 43.6" (1107.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Richmond. January is the month with the most snowfall in Richmond. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Richmond is 9.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Richmond is 5.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Richmond?

With an average high-temperature of 47.5°F (8.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 28.2°F (-2.1°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, Virginia, in January, the average high-temperature is 47.5°F (8.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 28.2°F (-2.1°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Richmond?

In January, the average relative humidity is 67.9%.

How many days does it rain in January in Richmond?

In January, in Richmond, the rain falls for 9.7 days. Throughout January, 3" (77.2mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, in January, snow falls for 1.9 days, with typically accumulated 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Richmond?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Richmond, Virginia. Snow falls for 1.9 days and accumulates 3.9" (99.1mm) of snow.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in January?

In Richmond, the average sunshine in January is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Richmond?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Richmond?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Richmond is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average high temperature in January: 47.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (89.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (47.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 28.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (28.3°F).

Average humidity in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average humidity in January: 67.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (60.8%).

Average rainfall in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average rainfall in January: 3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.8").

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (7.4 days).

Average snowfall in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (3.9").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Richmond, VA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.9 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (1.9 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 - Richmond, VA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.6h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.3h).

Average UV index in January - Richmond, VA
  • 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).