Average Snowfall for Virginia in January

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The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in Virginia. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coastal Virginia in the east, Piedmont or central Virginia, and the Mountains, including the Shenandoah Valley in the northwest and the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Virginia's Mountains

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
2.9 Abingdon   4.8 12.2
7.3 Burkes Garden 15.4 39.1
2.2 Galax   6.4 16.3
2.9 Hot Springs   9.3 23.6
2.2 Pennington Gap   4.2 10.7
2.4 Roanoke   5.6 14.2
2.2 Staunton   4.9 12.4
3.4 Winchester   7.9 20.1
8.6 Wise 14.8 37.6

Piedmont Virginia

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centimetres
3.0 Arlington   5.6 14.2
2.2 Charlottesville   3.4   8.6
1.1 Danville   2.2   5.6
0.3 John H Kerr Dam   0.7   1.8
2.1 Lynchburg   5.1 13.0
1.9 Richmond   3.9   9.9

Coastal Virginia

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centimetres
0.8 Mathews   0.9   2.3
1.6 Norfolk   2.4   6.1
1.3 Painter   3.3   8.4
1.1 Suffolk   2.0   5.1
0.6 Williamsburg   1.8   4.6
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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