January weather forecast and climate
Baton Rouge, LA

Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Manicured lawns and beautiful trees approaching the State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is another mild winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average high of 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Baton Rouge, in January, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 2.83" (72mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Baton Rouge, there are 177.1 rainfall days, and 36.1" (917mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January and December are months with snowfall in Baton Rouge. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 0.3 days and accumulates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Baton Rouge, the average length of the day in January is 10.4h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.3h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Baton Rouge. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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 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 Baton Rouge?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Baton Rouge?

In January, in Baton Rouge, the average high-temperature is 58.6°F (14.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Baton Rouge?

In January, the average relative humidity in Baton Rouge is 79%.

How much does it rain in Baton Rouge in January?

In January, the rain falls for 10.8 days. Throughout January, 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the last month it snows in Baton Rouge?

January is the last month it regularly snows in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During 0.3 snowfall days, in January, Baton Rouge aggregates 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Baton Rouge?

The month with the most snowfall in Baton Rouge is January when snow falls for 0.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.28" (7mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Baton Rouge have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Baton Rouge is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Baton Rouge have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Baton Rouge is 5.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Baton Rouge?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average temperature in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average high temperature in January: 58.6°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (91.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (58.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (73.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average pressure in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and August (29.96").

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Average wind speed in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average wind speed in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average humidity in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (72%).

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Average rainfall in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.83"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.72").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average rainfall days in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.28").
Months with the least snowfall are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average snowfall days in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (0.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average daylight in January: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average sunshine days in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are July and August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average UV index in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average cloud cover in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 43

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in January
Baton Rouge, LA

Average visibility in January - Baton Rouge, LA
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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