Weather in the USVI in January

With an average of only 4 days of rain in the month of January, the Virgin Islands offer more than sun and sand. Their weather is as welcoming as the smiles you'll find during this month; January is one of the Caribbean's most popular travel months. However, vacationers planning to stop in at these islands may want to consider that the weather statistics found on this page are from St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Typical Weather in January

Temperatures in the Virgin Islands during January generally vary between an average high during the day of 84.0 degrees and an average low at night of 73.0 degrees


The Virgin Islands in January: Key Facts
Monthly Averages
High Low Rainfall
No. of Days
with Rain
84.0° F 73.0° F N.A. 4.0

On any given day during January in the Virgin Islands, you can expect early morning temperatures to be around 75.7 degrees. Temperatures in the Virgin Islands typically rise during the day, to an average of 82.9 degrees in the early afternoon. By the early evening hours in January the temperature will generally fall to somewhere in the vicinity of 75.4 degrees. Temperatures in the Virgin Islands average around 79.0 degrees during January.


January Temperatures in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
Early Morning Late Morning Early Afternoon Late Afternoon Early Evening Overall
75.7° F 81.9° F 82.9° F 79.7° F 75.4° F 79.0° F



During January, rain is most likely to occur around 11:00 AM , and least likely to occur around 2:00 PM . In the Virgin Islands during January, thunderstorms -- when they occur -- are most likely sometime around 8:00 AM .


January Rainfall in The Virgin Islands by Time of Day
  Percent Frequencies of Hourly Observations
Hour Rain
2:00 AM # #
5:00 AM # #
8:00 AM 1.9 % 0.2 %
11:00 AM 2.5 % 0 %
2:00 PM 0.7 % 0 %
5:00 PM 1.3 % 0.2 %
8:00 PM 2.1 % 0.2 %
11:00 PM 2.3 % 0 %
ALL 1.7 % 0.1 %


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