January weather forecast
Memphis, TN

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The intense city network of Memphis, Tennessee

Weather in January

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Memphis, Tennessee, with an average temperature ranging between max 46.8°F (8.2°C) and min 34°F (1.1°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 46.8°F (8.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 7.8 days. Throughout January, 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 116.7 rainfall days, and 12.4" (315mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 1.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Memphis is 10h and 7min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 5:27 pm CST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.2h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Memphis. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Memphis?

The coldest month in Memphis is January, with an average high-temperature of 46.8°F (8.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Memphis?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Memphis, Tennessee, is 46.8°F (8.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Memphis?

The average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Memphis?

In Memphis, during January, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Memphis?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 1.3 days and accumulates 0.16" (4mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Memphis?

In January, in Memphis, it is snowing for 1.3 days. Throughout January, 0.16" (4mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Memphis have in January?

In January, the average day length is 10h and 7min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Memphis?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 4:59 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:59 am and sunset at 5:27 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Memphis?

In Memphis, Tennessee, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Memphis?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Memphis.

What is the UV index reading in January in Memphis?

In Memphis, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Memphis, TN

Average temperature in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average high temperature in January: 46.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (46.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 34°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34°F).

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Average pressure in January
Memphis, TN

Average pressure in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average pressure in January: 30.17"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Memphis, TN

Average wind speed in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Memphis, TN

Average humidity in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are March and December (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

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Average rainfall in January
Memphis, TN

Average rainfall in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.75"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in January
Memphis, TN

Average rainfall days in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.8 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (6.5 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Memphis, TN

Average snowfall in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.16"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.16").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Memphis, TN

Average snowfall days in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Memphis, TN

Average sunshine days in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (14.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Memphis, TN

Average UV index in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Memphis, TN

Average cloud cover in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average cloud cover in January: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Memphis, TN

Average visibility in January - Memphis, TN
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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