January weather forecast
Lake Charles, LA

A large ship has docked on the shores of the iconic Lake Charles in Louisiana
A large ship has docked on the shores of the iconic Lake Charles in Louisiana

Weather in January

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with an average temperature varying between 44.4°F (6.9°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 59.4°F (15.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 44.4°F (6.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is 77%.

Rainfall

In Lake Charles, it is raining for 11.7 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 182.1 rainfall days, and 39.25" (997mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January and December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 0.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Lake Charles, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 5:48 pm CST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Lake Charles is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Lake Charles?

With an average high-temperature of 59.4°F (15.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 44.4°F (6.9°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Lake Charles?

In Lake Charles, in January, the average high-temperature is 59.4°F (15.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.4°F (6.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Lake Charles?

In January, the average relative humidity is 77%.

How much does it rain in Lake Charles in January?

In January, the rain falls for 11.7 days. Throughout January, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Lake Charles?

The month with the most snowfall in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is January, when snow falls for 0.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

What is the last month it snows in Lake Charles?

January is the last month it regularly snows in Lake Charles, Louisiana. During 0.3 snowfall days, in January, Lake Charles aggregates 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Lake Charles have in January?

In January, the average day length in Lake Charles is 10h and 28min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Lake Charles?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:09 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:03 am and sunset at 5:48 pm CST.

How many hours of sunshine does Lake Charles have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Lake Charles, Louisiana, is 5.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lake Charles?

In Lake Charles, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average temperature in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average high temperature in January: 59.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (91.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 44.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (75.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (44.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average pressure in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average wind speed in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average humidity in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average humidity in January: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average rainfall in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (5.75").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.32").

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Average rainfall days in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average rainfall days in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (10.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average snowfall in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.2").
The months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average snowfall days in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average sunshine days in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average UV index in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average cloud cover in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Lake Charles, LA

Average visibility in January - Lake Charles, LA
  • 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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