January weather forecast
Mankato, MN

The roads and large bridge over the river leading to downtown Mankato, Minnesota
The roads and large bridge over the river leading to downtown Mankato, Minnesota

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Mankato, Minnesota, is another subzero cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 21.2°F (-6°C) and 7.5°F (-13.6°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C) and an average low-temperature of 7.5°F (-13.6°C).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Mankato, Minnesota, is January, when the rain falls for 3.1 days and typically collects 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In January, in Mankato, it is snowing for 13.3 days. Throughout January, 3.78" (96mm) of snow is accumulated. In Mankato, during the entire year, snow falls for 54.4 days and aggregates up to 21.22" (539mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Mankato, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 20min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:24 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 3.3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Mankato.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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. 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 Mankato?

The coldest month in Mankato, Minnesota, is January, with an average high-temperature of 21.2°F (-6°C) and an average low-temperature of 7.5°F (-13.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Mankato?

In January, in Mankato, Minnesota, the average high-temperature is 21.2°F (-6°C), and the average low-temperature is 7.5°F (-13.6°C).

What is the most humid month in Mankato?

The most humid month in Mankato, Minnesota, is January, with an average relative humidity of 90%.

What is the average humidity in January in Mankato?

In Mankato, the average relative humidity in January is 90%.

What is the driest month in Mankato?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Mankato. Rain falls for 3.1 days and accumulates 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Mankato?

In Mankato, during January, the rain falls for 3.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Mankato?

In Mankato, in January, during 13.3 snowfall days, 3.78" (96mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Mankato have in January?

In January, the average day length in Mankato, Minnesota, is 9h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Mankato?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 4:47 pm. On the last day of the month, in Mankato, Minnesota, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:24 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Mankato?

With an average of 3.3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Mankato have in January?

In Mankato, the average sunshine duration in January is 3.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Mankato?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Mankato?

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

Average temperature in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Mankato, MN

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

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Mankato, MN

Average wind speed in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.8mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Mankato, MN

Average humidity in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average humidity in January: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Mankato, MN

Average rainfall in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in January
Mankato, MN

Average rainfall days in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Mankato, MN

Average snowfall in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.78"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Mankato, MN

Average snowfall days in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.3 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
Mankato, MN

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 27min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 56min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Mankato, MN

Average sunshine days in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Mankato, MN

Average UV index in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and 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
Mankato, MN

Average cloud cover in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average cloud cover in January: 64

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Mankato, MN

Average visibility in January - Mankato, MN
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

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

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