Lynchburg, VA Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Lynchburg, VA shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Lynchburg, VA.


The warmest month in Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field, Lynchburg, Virginia is July with an average high temperature of 87.2°F. The hottest day on record was June 29 2012 when the temperature hit 102.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 26.5°F with the lowest temperature of -10.1°F being recorded on January 21 1985.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

29 Jun 2012102.9°F
18 Aug 1988102°F
20 Aug 1983100.9°F
17 Jul 1988100.9°F
25 Jul 2010100.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

August 198092.3°F
July 197792°F
July 198891.8°F
July 198791.3°F
July 201091.1°F

The coldest days on record are:

21 Jan 1985-10.1°F
17 Jan 1977-7.1°F
17 Jan 1982-6°F
5 Feb 1996-6°F
25 Dec 1983-4°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 197715.4°F
December 200018.3°F
February 197919.1°F
January 197820.6°F
December 198921°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Lynchburg, VA is March with an average of 4.5 inches of rain falling on 10 to 11 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 3.9 inches falling in 11 to 12 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Lynchburg, VA is February with an average of 3.0 inches of rain falling on 7 to 8 days. Although in October it typically rains on less days with 3.3 inches falling in 7 to 8 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

15 March 197313.8 inches
19 March 19752.5 inches
25 March 20122.2 inches
12 March 20101.9 inches
21 March 19981.8 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

March 197330.4 inches
October 197614.4 inches
January 197313.9 inches
February 197313.7 inches
October 199013 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

October 19970 inches
October 20000.1 inches
September 19850.1 inches
September 20050.1 inches
November 20010.3 inches