January weather forecast and climate
Frankfort, KY

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn
The Capitol Building in Frankfort, Kentucky, during autumn

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Frankfort, Kentucky, with average temperature ranging between max 38.8°F (3.8°C) and min 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

Humidity

In Frankfort, Kentucky, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Frankfort, during January, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation. In Frankfort, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.4 days and collects up to 26.02" (661mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Frankfort. In January, it is snowing for 8.6 days. Throughout January, 1.5" (38mm) of snow is accumulated. In Frankfort, during the entire year, snow falls for 30.4 days, and aggregates up to 6.3" (160mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Frankfort is 9.9h.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.1h 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 value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk 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. 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. 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 Frankfort?

January is the coldest month in Frankfort, Kentucky, with an average high-temperature of 38.8°F (3.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the temperature in January in Frankfort?

In Frankfort, in January, the average high-temperature is 38.8°F (3.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 25.7°F (-3.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Frankfort?

The average relative humidity in January in Frankfort is 79%.

How much does it rain in Frankfort in January?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, during January, the rain falls for 9.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.77" (45mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Frankfort in January?

In Frankfort, during January, snow falls for 8.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.5" (38mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Frankfort have in January?

In Frankfort, Kentucky, the average length of the day in January is 9.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Frankfort?

With an average of 4.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in January in Frankfort?

The average sunshine in January in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 4.1h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Frankfort?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Frankfort, Kentucky, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Frankfort, KY

Average temperature in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average high temperature in January: 38.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Frankfort, KY

Average pressure in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and November (30.15").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in January
Frankfort, KY

Average wind speed in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Frankfort, KY

Average humidity in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.77"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in January
Frankfort, KY

Average rainfall days in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.5"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.61").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Frankfort, KY

Average snowfall days in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Frankfort, KY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Frankfort, KY

Average sunshine days in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Frankfort, KY

Average UV index in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Frankfort, KY

Average cloud cover in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Frankfort, KY

Average visibility in January - Frankfort, KY
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, June, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, May and July (5mi).

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