Lexington Weather Records

Lexington, Virginia weather averages and records from 1889–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lexington, Virginia was 105 °F which occurred on July 22, 1930.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Lexington, Virginia was -16 °F which occurred on February 6, 1996.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Lexington Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧 Snow ❄️
January 45.8 23.4 84 -16 3.1 3.3
February 50.5 25.5 84 -16 2.8 4.5
March 58.4 31.4 89 -4 3.4 2.4
April 69.3 40.1 95 14 3.8 0.1
May 76.7 49.9 97 26 4.1 0.0
June 83.9 59.2 100 35 4.8 0.0
July 87.2 63.4 105 44 4.0 0.0
August 86.4 62.4 103 39 3.3 0.0
September 80.0 55.3 100 30 3.8 0.0
October 69.7 42.8 96 18 3.1 0.0
November 58.5 32.0 87 -1 3.2 0.1
December 48.6 26.3 79 -10 3.5 3.3
Entire year 68.0 42.6 105 -16 42.2 13.3
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1889–2024
Highest daily low 81 °F July 28, 1997
Lowest daily high 8 °F February 13, 1899
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
60 °F January 19, 1996
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
42 °F Mar 16–17, 2007
Most daily precipitation 5.3 inches October 15, 1954
Most monthly precipitation 17.0 inches June 1995
Most yearly precipitation 59.8 inches 2003
Most yearly days with precipitation 156 2018
Earliest snow in season October 10 1979
Latest snow in season April 19 2022
Most daily snow 16.0 inches December 22, 1908
Most monthly snow 29.5 inches March 1960
Most yearly snow 63.5 inches 1966
Most snow in a winter 48.0 inches 1961–1962
Greatest snow accumulation 26.0 inches December 4, 1909
Earliest freeze September 21 1956
Earliest day ≥ 90 °F April 3 1963
Earliest day ≥ 100 °F June 26 2003
Latest freeze May 23 2002
Latest day ≥ 90 °F October 27 1919
Latest day ≥ 100 °F September 6 1954
Most days in a year < 0 °F 8 1899
Most days in a year < 32 °F 147 2003
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 157 2004
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 88 2004
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 8 1930
Lexington Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 15 days Jul 29 – Aug 12, 2003
Without precipitation 30 days Oct 26 – Nov 24, 2001
With snow 5 days Jan 27–31, 1922
High temperature at or
below freezing
9 days Jan 1–9, 2018
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 73 days Jun 13 – Aug 24, 1987
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 23 days Aug 9–31, 2003
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 6 days Jul 17–22, 1930
Plant Hardiness Zone
7A
Lexington is in plant hardiness zone 7A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
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1889–2024 Lexington location