January weather forecast
Kansas City, KS

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Kansas City, Kansas, with an average temperature fluctuating between 37°F (2.8°C) and 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

Humidity

In Kansas City, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 5 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall. In Kansas City, in January, snow falls for 4.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.98" (25mm) of snow. In Kansas City, Kansas, during the entire year, snow falls for 16.5 days and aggregates up to 4.69" (119mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of January, in Kansas City, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 5.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Kansas City?

With an average high-temperature of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C), January is the coldest month in Kansas City, Kansas.

What is the average humidity in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average relative humidity in Kansas City is 73%.

What is the driest month in Kansas City?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kansas City, Kansas. Rain falls for 5 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in January?

In Kansas City, Kansas, in January, during 5 rainfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Kansas City in January?

In January, in Kansas City, Kansas, it is snowing for 4.8 days. Throughout January, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average day length in Kansas City, Kansas, is 9h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Kansas City?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:37 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kansas City, Kansas, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 5:38 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kansas City?

With an average of 5.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Kansas City.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kansas City?

In Kansas City, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kansas City, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Kansas City, KS

Average temperature in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average high temperature in January: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Kansas City, KS

Average pressure in January - Kansas City, KS
  • 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 (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Kansas City, KS

Average wind speed in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Kansas City, KS

Average humidity in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May and June (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average rainfall days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.98"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.81").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average snowfall days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.8 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Kansas City, KS

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kansas City, KS

Average sunshine days in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kansas City, KS

Average UV index in January - Kansas City, KS
  • 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, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kansas City, KS

Average cloud cover in January - Kansas City, KS
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in January
Kansas City, KS

Average visibility in January - Kansas City, KS
  • 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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