January weather forecast
Scranton, PA

These houses are set in a hilly spot and circled by trees full of the beauty of the fall foliage on a typical day in the Scranton region of Pennsylvania
These houses are set in a hilly spot and circled by trees full of the beauty of the fall foliage on a typical day in the Scranton region of Pennsylvania

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Scranton, Pennsylvania, with average temperature varying between 18°F (-7.8°C) and 29.8°F (-1.2°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 18°F (-7.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

January and September are months with the least rain in Scranton when the rain falls for 5.2 days and typically aggregates up to 1.38" (35mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Scranton are January through May, October through December. In Scranton, Pennsylvania,, snow falls for 9.6 days, with typically accumulated 4.65" (118mm) of snow. In Scranton, Pennsylvania, during the entire year, snow falls for 48.4 days, and aggregates up to 22.01" (559mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Scranton, the average length of the day in January is 9.6h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 3.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Scranton are January 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
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 Scranton?

January is the coldest month in Scranton, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°F (-1.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 18°F (-7.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Scranton?

In Scranton, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

What is the driest month in Scranton?

Months with the least rainfall in Scranton, Pennsylvania, are January and September Rain falls for 5.2 days and accumulates 1.38" (35mm) of rain.

How many days does it rain in January in Scranton?

In Scranton, in January, it is raining for 5.2 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Scranton?

In Scranton, during January, snow falls for 9.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.65" (118mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Scranton have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is 9.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Scranton?

In Scranton, the average sunshine in January is 3.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Scranton?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Scranton?

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

Average temperature in January
Scranton, PA

Average temperature in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average high temperature in January: -1.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-1.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -7.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-7.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Scranton, PA

Average pressure in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average pressure in January: 1018.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Scranton, PA

Average wind speed in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.6km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Scranton, PA

Average humidity in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in January
Scranton, PA

Average rainfall in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average rainfall in January: 35mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and July (61mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and September (35mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Scranton, PA

Average rainfall days in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.2 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Scranton, PA

Average snowfall in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average snowfall in January: 118mm

The month with the highest snowfall is March (129mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Scranton, PA

Average snowfall days in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.8 days).
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
Scranton, PA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Scranton, PA

Average sunshine days in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11 days).

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Average UV index in January
Scranton, PA

Average UV index in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Scranton, PA

Average cloud cover in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 63

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in January
Scranton, PA

Average visibility in January - Scranton, PA
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).

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