Weather in Virginia, United States in January

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Visiting Virginia, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 70.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Virginia. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Virginia for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Virginia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Virginia in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Virginia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 70.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Virginia in January?

Probably not, January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Virginia for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (66°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Virginia?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Virginia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 10°C (50°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 70.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.2cm (2.8inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Virginia. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (66°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Virginia for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Virginia warm in January?

No, Virginia is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Virginia in January is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Virginia in January is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Virginia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Virginia in January are 9.9. The sunshine percentage is 70.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

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Temperature in Virginia in January

The average maximum temperature in Virginia in January is 10°C (50°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Virginia in January is 5°C (41°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Virginia in January is 1°C (33°F). The minimum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 1°C (34°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Virginia in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.9 per day in Virginia. The sunshine percentage is 70.5% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Virginia in January is typically 2.5 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Virginia in January

The average sea water temperature in Virginia in January is 19°C (66.2°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Virginia in January

The average total rainfall in Virginia in January is 7.2cm (2.8inches) and on average there are 10.8 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Virginia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Virginia in January is 3°C (37°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 3°C (3°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Virginia in January is typically 81.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.4% in the previous month and 80.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Virginia in January is typically 64.7%. The average relative humidity is 68% in the previous month and 62.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Virginia in January

The average maximum wind speed in Virginia in January is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 31KM/H (19MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Virginia in January is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Virginia in January is from the West-Northwest.

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