January weather forecast
Kansas City, KS

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kansas City, Kansas, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature varying between 22.6°F (-5.2°C) and 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

Humidity

In Kansas City, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 5 days and typically collects 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Kansas City, during 4.8 snowfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 4.69" (119mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of January, in Kansas City, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Kansas City is January, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kansas City?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Kansas City?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Kansas City, Kansas, is 37°F (2.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average relative humidity is 73%.

What is the driest month in Kansas City?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kansas City. Rain falls for 5 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, during January, the rain falls for 5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, in January, snow falls for 4.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.98" (25mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Kansas City have in January?

The average day length in January in Kansas City is 9h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Kansas City?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kansas City?

With an average of 5.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, Kansas, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kansas City?

The months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City, Kansas, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kansas City?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kansas City is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Kansas City, KS

Average temperature in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average high temperature in January: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Kansas City, KS

Average pressure in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average pressure in January: 30.17"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Kansas City, KS

Average wind speed in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Kansas City, KS

Average humidity in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.8 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average sunshine days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kansas City, KS

Average UV index in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kansas City, KS

Average cloud cover in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in January
Kansas City, KS

Average visibility in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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