Average Snowfall for Virginia in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and other locations 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 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
3.9 Blacksburg 7.7 19.6
6.6 Burkes Garden 13.2 33.5
2.1 Galax 4.6 11.7
2.8 Harrisonburg 4.2 10.7
2.6 Hot Springs 8.0 20.3
1.8 Pennington Gap 3.5 8.9
2.0 Roanoke 4.3 10.9
2.2 Staunton 5.4 13.7
3.2 Winchester 6.9 17.5
7.8 Wise 12.8 32.5

Piedmont Virginia

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.8 Arlington 4.9 12.4
2.2 Charlottesville 3.9 9.9
0.9 Danville 1.5 3.8
1.4 Fredericksburg 3.7 9.4
1.7 Lynchburg 3.5 8.9
0.7 Martinsville 3.3 8.4
1.9 Richmond 3.7 9.4

Coastal Virginia

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.7 Norfolk 3.2 8.1
1.6 North River 4.2 10.7
1.2 Painter 3.4 8.6
1.2 Suffolk 3.1 7.9
2.0 Wallops Island 3.5 8.9
0.5 Williamsburg 1.7 4.3
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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