January weather forecast
Petoskey, MI

A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan
A panorama of the scenic Petoskey, Michigan

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Petoskey, Michigan, is a freezing cold winter month, with an average temperature varying between 17.1°F (-8.3°C) and 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

In Petoskey, during 4.3 rainfall days, 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Petoskey, Michigan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 129.6 days and collects up to 23.43" (595mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Petoskey are January through May, October through December. In January, in Petoskey, it is snowing for 21.5 days. Throughout January, 7.76" (197mm) of snow is accumulated. In Petoskey, during the entire year, snow falls for 89.7 days and aggregates up to 33.62" (854mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 12min.
On the first day of January in Petoskey, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:07 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:01 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST.

Sunshine

With an average of 1.4h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Petoskey.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Petoskey. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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 Petoskey?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.1°F (-8.3°C).

What are the most humid months in Petoskey?

The months with the highest humidity in Petoskey are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in January in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, Michigan, the average relative humidity in January is 88%.

How many days does it rain in January in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, Michigan, during January, the rain falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.65" (42mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Petoskey?

In Petoskey, in January, snow falls for 21.5 days, with typically accumulated 7.76" (197mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Petoskey have in January?

The average day length in January is 9h and 12min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Petoskey?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:19 am and sunset at 5:07 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:01 am and sunset at 5:45 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Petoskey?

The month with the least sunshine in Petoskey, Michigan, is January, with an average of 1.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Petoskey?

The average sunshine duration in January in Petoskey is 1.4h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Petoskey, Michigan.

How high is the UV index in January in Petoskey?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Petoskey, Michigan, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Petoskey, MI

Average temperature in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average high temperature in January: 25°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (73°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (58.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (16.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Petoskey, MI

Average pressure in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average pressure in January: 30.02"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Petoskey, MI

Average wind speed in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Petoskey, MI

Average humidity in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average humidity in January: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Petoskey, MI

Average rainfall in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.65"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.76").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.34").

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Average rainfall days in January
Petoskey, MI

Average rainfall days in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Petoskey, MI

Average snowfall in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall in January: 7.76"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.23").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Petoskey, MI

Average snowfall days in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 21.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (21.5 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
Petoskey, MI

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 12min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 47min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Petoskey, MI

Average sunshine days in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average sunshine days in January: 6.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Petoskey, MI

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Petoskey, MI

Average cloud cover in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average cloud cover in January: 85

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 85).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Petoskey, MI

Average visibility in January - Petoskey, MI
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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