Average Temperatures for Virginia in January





Average temperatures for January at cities and other locations throughout Virginia are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Virginia's Mountains

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
45 24 Abingdon 7 -4
42 22 Blacksburg 5 -6
39 21 Burkes Garden 4 -6
42 23 Galax 6 -5
42 23 Harrisonburg 6 -5
40 22 Hot Springs 4 -6
40 22 Mount Weather 4 -5
45 23 Pennington Gap 7 -5
47 29 Roanoke 8 -2
42 25 Staunton 6 -4
41 24 Winchester 5 -5
43 25 Wise 6 -4

Piedmont Virginia

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
45 30 Arlington 7 -1
45 28 Charlottesville 7 -2
50 27 Danville 10 -3
46 25 Fredericksburg 8 -4
51 29 John H Kerr Dam 10 -2
46 26 Lynchburg 8 -3
48 24 Martinsville 9 -5
49 28 Petersburg 10 -2
48 26 Philpott Lake Dam 9 -3
48 29 Richmond 9 -2

Coastal Virginia

January temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
47 32 Cape Charles 8 0
49 31 Newport News 9 -1
51 34 Norfolk 10 1
47 29 North River 8 -1
48 30 Painter 9 -1
49 31 Suffolk 10 0
46 30 Wallops Island 8 -1
49 31 Williamsburg 10 -1
Reference

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

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