January weather forecast
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in January

January, like December, in Topeka, Kansas, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 22.6°F (-5.2°C) and max 37.9°F (3.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Topeka are January through April, October through December. In Topeka, snow falls for 4 days, with typically accumulated 1.42" (36mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Topeka, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 6.5" (165mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Topeka, Kansas, is 9h and 48min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:10 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Topeka, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Topeka?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Topeka?

In January, the average high-temperature is 37.9°F (3.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Topeka?

In January, the average relative humidity is 72%.

What is the driest month in Topeka?

The month with the least rainfall in Topeka is January, when the rain falls for 4 days and typically collects 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Topeka?

In January, in Topeka, Kansas, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout January, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Topeka in January?

In Topeka, in January, snow falls for 4 days, with typically accumulated 1.42" (36mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Topeka?

The average day length in January is 9h and 48min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Topeka?

On the first day of January in Topeka, Kansas, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Topeka?

With an average of 5.4h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Topeka have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Topeka is 5.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Topeka?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Topeka?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Topeka, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Topeka, KS

Average temperature in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average high temperature in January: 37.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°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
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Topeka, KS

Average humidity in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in January
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in January
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.42"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 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
Topeka, KS

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 48min

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 29min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 24min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Topeka, KS

Average UV index in January - Topeka, 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
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in January - Topeka, 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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