January weather forecast
Topeka, KS

The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas
The tall tower of Topeka High School in Topeka, Kansas

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Topeka, Kansas, with an average temperature ranging between min 22.6°F (-5.2°C) and max 37.9°F (3.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Topeka is 72%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Topeka are January through April, October through December. In Topeka, Kansas, in January, snow falls for 4 days, with typically accumulated 1.42" (36mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Topeka, there are 16.5 snowfall days, and 6.5" (165mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Topeka, Kansas, is 9h and 48min.
On the first day of January in Topeka, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Topeka?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 37.9°F (3.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.6°F (-5.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Topeka?

In Topeka, Kansas, the average relative humidity in January is 72%.

What is the driest month in Topeka?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Topeka. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Topeka in January?

In Topeka, in January, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 0.71" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Topeka in January?

In January, in Topeka, it is snowing for 4 days. Throughout January, 1.42" (36mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

The average day length in January in Topeka is 9h and 48min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Topeka?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:41 am and sunset at 5:11 pm. On the last day of the month, in Topeka, sunrise is at 7:29 am and sunset at 5:42 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Topeka?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Topeka, with an average of 5.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Topeka?

The average sunshine duration in January in Topeka, Kansas, is 5.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Topeka?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Topeka?

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

Average temperature in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average high temperature in January: 37.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.9°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
Topeka, KS

Average pressure in January - Topeka, KS
  • 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 (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Topeka, KS

Average wind speed in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Topeka, KS

Average humidity in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (67%).

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Average rainfall in January
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.74").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in January
Topeka, KS

Average rainfall days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.42"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.6").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Topeka, KS

Average snowfall days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.3 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
Topeka, KS

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 48min

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 29min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 24min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Topeka, KS

Average sunshine days in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (12.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Topeka, KS

Average UV index in January - Topeka, 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
Topeka, KS

Average cloud cover in January - Topeka, KS
  • Average cloud cover in January: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 44).
The months with the least cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Topeka, KS

Average visibility in January - Topeka, 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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