January weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, KS

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kansas City, Kansas, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 37°F (2.8°C) and an average low of 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 January, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Kansas City, the average length of the day in January is 9.8h.

Sunshine

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

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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. 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?

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).

What is the temperature in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average high-temperature is 37°F (2.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Kansas City?

The average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in January?

In January, in Kansas City, Kansas, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout January, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Kansas City?

The month with the least rainfall in Kansas City is January when the rain falls for 5 days and typically collects 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kansas City in January?

In Kansas City, in January, during 4.8 snowfall days, 0.98" (25mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Kansas City have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 9.8h.

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

The month with the least sunshine in Kansas City is January, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kansas City have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Kansas City, Kansas, is 5.1h.

What is the month 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 in Kansas City.

How high is the UV index in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kansas City is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

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"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89").

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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%

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").
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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (4.8 days).
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: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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).
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

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

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