January weather forecast and climate
Scales Mound, IL

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Scales Mound, Illinois, with temperature in the range of an average low of 12.4°F (-10.9°C) and an average high of 25°F (-3.9°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Scales Mound. Rain falls for 5.4 days and accumulates 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 13.2 days and typically aggregates up to 5.12" (130mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9.5h.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Scales Mound, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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 Scales Mound?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25°F (-3.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 12.4°F (-10.9°C).

What is the most humid month in Scales Mound?

With an average relative humidity of 87%, January is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Scales Mound?

The average relative humidity in January in Scales Mound, Illinois, is 87%.

What is the driest month in Scales Mound?

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 5.4 days and typically collects 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Scales Mound?

In January, in Scales Mound, the rain falls for 5.4 days. Throughout January, 1.26" (32mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Scales Mound?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 13.2 days and accumulates 5.12" (130mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Scales Mound?

In Scales Mound, Illinois, during January, snow falls for 13.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 5.12" (130mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Scales Mound have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 9.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Scales Mound?

With an average of 3.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Scales Mound, Illinois.

How long on average sun shines in January in Scales Mound?

In January, the average sunshine in Scales Mound, Illinois, is 3.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Scales Mound?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Scales Mound, Illinois.

How high is the UV index in January in Scales Mound?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Scales Mound is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average temperature in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average high temperature in January: 25°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 12.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average pressure in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.12"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.9").

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Average wind speed in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average wind speed in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average humidity in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average rainfall in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.26"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (4.29").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.26").

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Average rainfall days in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average rainfall days in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average snowfall in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.12").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average snowfall days in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average snowfall days in January: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
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
Scales Mound, IL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average sunshine days in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (7.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average UV index in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average cloud cover in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 62).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in January
Scales Mound, IL

Average visibility in January - Scales Mound, IL
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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