January weather forecast and climate
Austin, TX

The beautiful Lady Bird Lake passing through the city skyscrapers of Austin city in Texas, USA, in a beautiful sunrise panorama
The beautiful Lady Bird Lake passing through the city skyscrapers of Austin city in Texas, USA, in a beautiful sunrise panorama
January is the coldest month of the year in Austin and is sometimes frosty, but snowfall is a rare event that on average, happens once in a decade. The average temperatures are in the mild 41°F (5°C) to 61°F (16.1°C) range with a few nights registering below 35°F (1.7°C).
January is one of the cloudiest months, but it is sunny for half the time, with daily sunshine of 5.5 hours. Even the coldest period around the New Year is usually mild, with the days comfortably above 50°F (10°C).
Expect a few wet days in January as the rainfall is to the tune of 2.2" (55.9mm) and wear a light rain jacket during outdoor activities.

What is the coldest month in Austin?

The coldest month in Austin is January, with an average high-temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 41.5°F (5.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Austin?

In January, in Austin, Texas, the average high-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C).

How much does it rain in Austin in January?

In Austin, in January, it is raining for 7.4 days, with typically 2.2" (56.4mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Austin?

January is the first month it typically snows in Austin, Texas. Throughout January, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Austin?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 0.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.
Average temperature in January - Austin, TX
  • Average high temperature in January: 16.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (36.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 5.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Austin, TX
  • Average humidity in January: 67.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (71.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (63.8%).

Average rainfall in January - Austin, TX
  • Average rainfall in January: 56.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (112.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (47.8mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Austin, TX
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (9.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Austin, TX
  • Average snowfall in January: 10.2mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (10.2mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Austin, TX
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Austin, TX
  • Average daylight in January: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in January - Austin, TX
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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