Richmond Weather In January
The highest recorded temperature for Richmond Virginia for the past 81 years in January was 81 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on January 30, 2002, while the average high temperature is 45. The coldest day reported in Richmond in January for the past 81 years was -6 most recently encountered on January 20, 1985, while the typical low recorded temperature is 28.
United States National Weather Service historical Richmond January Weather data shows that on January 19, 1994, the high temperature did not exceed 12 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Richmond in the past 81 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on January 8, 1998, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 62 degrees, the highest low measured in Richmond in the last 81 years.
According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature in Richmond in January on the first day of the month averages 50 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 45 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Richmond on January First is 31 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 27 degrees.
Richmond receives an average of 3.55 inches of precipitation during January. January Richmond Weather records indicate that on January 6, 1962 Richmond received 3.31 inches of precipitation, the highest amount of rain recorded in a single day in January. Richmond receives an average of 5 inches of snow in January.On January 5, 1980 Richmond received 13.3 inches of rain, the greatest snowfall measured in a single day in January.