January weather forecast
Detroit Lakes, MN

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is another subzero cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 16.2°F (-8.8°C) and 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°F (-16.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The most humid month in Detroit Lakes is January, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

January and February are months with the least rain in Detroit Lakes when the rain falls for 2.2 days and typically aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of rain.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Detroit Lakes, during January, snow falls for 16.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.37" (111mm) of snow. In Detroit Lakes, during the entire year, snow falls for 84 days and aggregates up to 27.2" (691mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is 9h and 3min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 4:45 pm. On the last day of January, in Detroit Lakes, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:25 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Detroit Lakes, with an average of 2.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Detroit Lakes. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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 Detroit Lakes?

The coldest month in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, is January, with an average high-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°F (-16.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Detroit Lakes?

With an average relative humidity of 93%, January is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Detroit Lakes?

In January, the average relative humidity in Detroit Lakes is 93%.

What is the driest month in Detroit Lakes?

The months with the least rainfall in Detroit Lakes are January and February Rain falls for 2.2 days and accumulates 0.67" (17mm) of rain.

How much does it rain in Detroit Lakes in January?

In January, the rain falls for 2.2 days. Throughout January, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Detroit Lakes?

In January, in Detroit Lakes, it is snowing for 16.3 days. Throughout January, 4.37" (111mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Detroit Lakes have in January?

The average day length in January in Detroit Lakes is 9h and 3min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Detroit Lakes?

On the first day of January in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 4:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:25 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Detroit Lakes?

With an average of 2.5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

How long on average sun shines in January in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, the average sunshine duration in January is 2.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Detroit Lakes?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Detroit Lakes?

In Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average temperature in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average high temperature in January: 16.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average pressure in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average pressure in January: 30.14"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average wind speed in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.7mph).

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Average humidity in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average humidity in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average humidity in January: 93%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (93%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average rainfall days in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.37"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.63").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average snowfall days in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (18.1 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
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average sunshine days in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average sunshine days in January: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10 days).

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Average UV index in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average UV index in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
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
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average cloud cover in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average cloud cover in January: 74

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Detroit Lakes, MN

Average visibility in January - Detroit Lakes, MN
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

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

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