January weather forecast
Gatlinburg, TN

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The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, with bright night neon lights, with scenic fall foliage seen on the nearby hills
The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, with bright night neon lights, with scenic fall foliage seen on the nearby hills

Weather in January

The year starts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, with cold winter temperatures and an average high of 43.3°F (6.3°C). This month offers the least amount of daylight, with approximately 10.1 hours. It's a month of muffled sounds and muffled landscapes as the city routinely shrouds itself in fog. January frequently sees a combination of rain and snowfall, resulting in slippery road conditions and reduced outdoor activity. The chill of the winter air in Gatlinburg is rarely debilitating, yet warm clothing is a necessity.

Temperature

January, marked by an average high-temperature of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and a low-temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C), is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Gatlinburg, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

Rainfall

In Gatlinburg, in January, during 14 rainfall days, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196.8 days and collects up to 39.72" (1009mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall. In January, it is snowing for 7.7 days. Throughout January, 2.52" (64mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, there are 26.2 snowfall days, and 11.42" (290mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10h and 4min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:31 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Gatlinburg is January, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Gatlinburg are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. 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: An average maximum UV index of 2 in January leads to these recommendations:
Prolonged exposure to sunlight rarely troubles the majority, but constant protection is vital for babies, children, and fair-skinned people. Minimize direct exposure to the Sun during midday when its radiation is at its peak. It's wise to wear UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses when the sun shines brightly. Watch out! The Sun's UV radiation can be nearly magnified twofold due to snow reflection.

Frequently asked questions

What time of the year is the coldest in Gatlinburg?

January, recording an average high temperature of 43.3°F (6.3°C) and a low temperature of 27.5°F (-2.5°C), is Gatlinburg's coldest month.

How cold is January in Gatlinburg?

The high-temperature, in January, in Gatlinburg, is 43.3°F (6.3°C), while the low-temperature averages to 27.5°F (-2.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Gatlinburg?

In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How much does it rain in Gatlinburg in January?

In January, in Gatlinburg, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout January, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Gatlinburg?

In Gatlinburg, Tennessee, during January, snow falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.52" (64mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in January in Gatlinburg is 10h and 4min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Gatlinburg?

On the first day of January in Gatlinburg, sunrise is at 7:43 am and sunset at 5:31 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:34 am and sunset at 5:59 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gatlinburg?

With an average of 5.3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Gatlinburg.

How long on average sun shines in January in Gatlinburg?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Gatlinburg?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Gatlinburg?

In Gatlinburg, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average temperature in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average high temperature in January: 43.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (43.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.5°F).

Average pressure in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average pressure in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.99"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average wind speed in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (3.5mph).

Average humidity in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average humidity in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (76%).

Average rainfall in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average rainfall in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average rainfall in January: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.37").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.44").

Average rainfall days in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average rainfall days in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.9 days).

Average snowfall in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average snowfall in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.52"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.35").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average snowfall days in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average sunshine days in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average sunshine days in January: 11.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (16.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

Average UV index in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average UV index in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average cloud cover in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average cloud cover in January: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in January
Gatlinburg, TN

Average visibility in January - Gatlinburg, TN
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October and December (5mi).

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