South Bend
Indiana, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
South Bend, IN

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in South Bend, Indiana, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and an average low of 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 85%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In South Bend, during 7.5 rainfall days, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 160.2 rainfall days, and 25.31" (643mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in South Bend is January when snow falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

Daylight

In South Bend, the average length of the day in January is 9.6h.

Sunshine

With an average of 3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in South Bend.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in South Bend is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in South Bend?

January is the coldest month in South Bend, Indiana, with an average high-temperature of 29.7°F (-1.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in South Bend?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 29.7°F (-1.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 18.9°F (-7.3°C).

What is the most humid month in South Bend?

January is the most humid month in South Bend, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

What is the average humidity in January in South Bend?

In January, the average relative humidity in South Bend is 85%.

How many days does it rain in January in South Bend?

In January, in South Bend, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout January, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in South Bend?

In South Bend, Indiana, during January, snow falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in South Bend?

The month with the most snowfall in South Bend is January when snow falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 4.61" (117mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in South Bend?

In January, the average length of the day in South Bend is 9.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in South Bend?

With an average of 3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in South Bend, Indiana.

How long on average sun shines in January in South Bend?

The average sunshine in January in South Bend is 3h.

How high is the UV index in January in South Bend?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.9°F).

Average humidity in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average humidity in January: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (75%).

Average rainfall in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.38").

Average rainfall days in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.5 days).

Average snowfall in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.61").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 18 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in January - South Bend, IN
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).