Wichita
Kansas, USA
Long-term weather forecast
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January weather forecast and climate
Wichita, KS

A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
A yellow steel statue at the fork of the Arkansas River, of the iconic and traditional Keeper of the Plains Indian, in Wichita, Kansas
January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Wichita, Kansas, with temperature in the range of an average high of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

Humidity

In Wichita, the average relative humidity is 69.9%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4.7 days and accumulates 0.8" (21.1mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Wichita, Kansas, are January through April, October through December.

Daylight

In Wichita, Kansas, the average length of the day is 9.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Wichita is 6.2h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Wichita. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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.

What is the coldest month in Wichita?

January is the coldest month in Wichita, with an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Wichita?

In Wichita, in January, the average high-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 21.9°F (-5.6°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Wichita?

In Wichita, the average relative humidity in January is 69.9%.

How many days does it rain in January in Wichita?

In Wichita, Kansas, in January, it is raining for 4.7 days, with typically 0.8" (21.1mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Wichita?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Wichita, Kansas. Rain falls for 4.7 days and accumulates 0.8" (21.1mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Wichita?

In Wichita, in January, snow falls for 3 days, with typically accumulated 3.6" (91.4mm) of snow.

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

In Wichita, Kansas, the average length of the day in January is 9.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Wichita have in January?

In Wichita, the average sunshine in January is 6.2h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Wichita?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Wichita?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Wichita, Kansas, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average high temperature in January: 42.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (92.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.9°F).

Average humidity in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average humidity in January: 69.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (71.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (58.9%).

Average rainfall in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (5.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.8").

Average rainfall days in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (4.7 days).

Average snowfall in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in January - Wichita, KS
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).