Virginia Beach
Virginia, USA
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January weather forecast and climate
Virginia Beach, VA

January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with average temperature ranging between max 46°F (7.8°C) and min 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 46°F (7.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.7°F (2.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Virginia Beach is 75%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 134.5 rainfall days, and 14.21" (361mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall in Virginia Beach. In Virginia Beach, during 1.3 snowfall days, 0.08" (2mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 3.8 snowfall days, and 0.47" (12mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature in Virginia Beach is 42.6°F (5.9°C).
Note: Swimming in 42.6°F (5.9°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Virginia Beach is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Virginia Beach?

With an average high-temperature of 46°F (7.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 36.7°F (2.6°C), January is the coldest month in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

What is the temperature in January in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, in January, the average high-temperature is 46°F (7.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 36.7°F (2.6°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, the average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How much does it rain in Virginia Beach in January?

In January, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 0.83" (21mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Virginia Beach in January?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, during January, snow falls for 1.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Virginia Beach?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the average seawater temperature in January is 42.6°F (5.9°C). Swimming in 42.6°F (5.9°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Virginia Beach have in January?

In Virginia Beach, Virginia, the average length of the day in January is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Virginia Beach?

In January, the average sunshine in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is 5.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach?

Months with the lowest UV index in Virginia Beach are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in January in Virginia Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average high temperature in January: 46°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 36.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (36.7°F).

Average humidity in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (74%).

Average rainfall in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.75").

Average rainfall days in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 42.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (80°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.8°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in January - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 3).