Lansing
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Lansing, MI

The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
The Capitol building in Lansing, Michigan, hosting the legislative arm of the US government
January, the same as December, in Lansing, Michigan, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30°F (-1.1°C) and 16.9°F (-8.4°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30°F (-1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.9°F (-8.4°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Lansing, the average relative humidity is 78.8%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 13.4 days. Throughout January, 1.6" (41.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Lansing, there are 136.8 rainfall days, and 31.8" (806.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 13.8" (350.5mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 3.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Lansing?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 30°F (-1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.9°F (-8.4°C).

What is the temperature in January in Lansing?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 30°F (-1.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 16.9°F (-8.4°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Lansing?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lansing, Michigan, is 78.8%.

How much does it rain in Lansing in January?

In Lansing, during January, the rain falls for 13.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.6" (41.9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Lansing in January?

In Lansing, Michigan, in January, during 12.5 snowfall days, 13.8" (350.5mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Lansing?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 12.5 days and typically aggregates up to 13.8" (350.5mm) of snow.

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

In January, the average length of the day is 9.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lansing have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Lansing, Michigan, is 3.8h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lansing?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average high temperature in January: -1.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -8.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

Average humidity in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average humidity in January: 78.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (66.7%).

Average rainfall in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall in January: 41.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (88.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (37.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (9.5 days).

Average snowfall in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall in January: 350.5mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (350.5mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

Average UV index in January - Lansing, MI
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).