TODAY APR02
TEMPERATURE63
HUMIDITY25
PRESSURE29.92
WIND COND.310 10.3
  • 6740Fri
  • 6644Sat
  • 6948Sun
  • 7452Mon
  • 7656Tue30%40%
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Amherst Average Temperature

In the event that the weather data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
January26°F48°F36°F3.5"
February27°F50°F38°F2.4"
March36°F61°F47°F3.8"
April45°F71°F57°F4.0"
May52°F77°F64°F4.8"
June61°F85°F73°F4.0"
July65°F88°F76°F3.9"
August64°F87°F75°F3.3"
September58°F80°F68°F3.5"
October46°F70°F57°F3.9"
November35°F60°F47°F3.3"
December30°F51°F40°F4.0"

Did you know?

  • The highest monthly average temperature in Amherst for July is 76 degrees.
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in Amherst for January is 36 degrees.
  • The most monthly precipitation in Amherst occurs in May with 4.8 inches.
  • The air quality index in Amherst is 453% worse than the national average.
  • The pollution index in Amherst is 40% better than the national average.

Compare Amherst, VA Weather To Other Cities

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      Amherst air quality information

      MeasurementTotal
      Days measured118
      Days with good air quality105
      Days with moderate air quality13
      Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups
      Days with unhealthy air quality

      Amherst air quality information

      PollutantTotal
      Arsenic0.120%
      Benzene0.020%
      Carbon Tetrachloride0.002%
      Lead0.100%
      Mercury0.002%

      Average monthly Amherst temperature with heat index

      Amherst monthly precipitation with daily maximum

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      Nearby cities with good air quality

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Lovingston, VA4353334%
      Shipman, VA3413334%
      Forest, VA10,537275450%
      Piney Mountain, VA1,589275450%
      Lynchburg, VA78,755275450%
      Amherst, VA2,519275450%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Montpelier, ID2,519476%
      Amboy, IL2,519198%
      Covington, IN2,519524%
      Southside, AR2,519476%
      Cordes Lakes, AZ2,5194118%
      Amherst, VA2,519275450%
      Source: The Amherst, VA weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.