January weather forecast
Benton, IL

Weather in January

January, like December, in Benton, Illinois, is another cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 39°F (3.9°C) and 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 39°F (3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Humidity

In Benton, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

Rainfall

In Benton, during 9.7 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Benton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 167.2 days and collects up to 37.68" (957mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Benton are January through April, October through December. In Benton, in January, snow falls for 6.1 days, with typically accumulated 1.46" (37mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 19.8 snowfall days, and 6.57" (167mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 53min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 4:47 pm. On the last day of January, in Benton, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:17 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.6h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Benton. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Benton?

January is the coldest month in Benton, with an average high-temperature of 39°F (3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Benton?

In Benton, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

How much does it rain in Benton in January?

In Benton, Illinois, in January, during 9.7 rainfall days, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Benton?

In Benton, in January, snow falls for 6.1 days, with typically accumulated 1.46" (37mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in January in Benton is 9h and 53min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Benton?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:11 am and sunset at 4:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:00 am and sunset at 5:17 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Benton?

With an average of 4.6h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Benton.

How long on average sun shines in January in Benton?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 4.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Benton?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Benton?

In Benton, Illinois, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Benton, IL

Average temperature in January - Benton, IL
  • Average high temperature in January: 39°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Benton, IL

Average pressure in January - Benton, IL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Benton, IL

Average wind speed in January - Benton, IL
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (9.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Benton, IL

Average humidity in January - Benton, IL
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Benton, IL

Average rainfall in January - Benton, IL
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (4.92").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.97").

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Average rainfall days in January
Benton, IL

Average rainfall days in January - Benton, IL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Benton, IL

Average snowfall in January - Benton, IL
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.93").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Benton, IL

Average snowfall days in January - Benton, IL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Benton, IL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Benton, IL
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.6h

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Benton, IL

Average sunshine days in January - Benton, IL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Benton, IL

Average UV index in January - Benton, IL
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in January
Benton, IL

Average cloud cover in January - Benton, IL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 50

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Benton, IL

Average visibility in January - Benton, IL
  • 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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