January weather forecast
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, like December, is a moderate winter month in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with an average temperature varying between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 58.6°F (14.8°C).

Temperature

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).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Baton Rouge is 79%.

Rainfall

In Baton Rouge, during January, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, there are 177.1 rainfall days, and 36.1" (917mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 5:14 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:40 pm CST.

Sunshine

In Baton Rouge, the average sunshine in January is 5.3h.

UV index

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

The average relative humidity in January in Baton Rouge is 79%.

How much does it rain in Baton Rouge in January?

In Baton Rouge, during January, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.83" (72mm) of precipitation.

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.

What is the last month it snows in Baton Rouge?

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

What is the average length of the day in January in Baton Rouge?

The average day length in January is 10h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Baton Rouge?

On the first day of January in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, sunrise is at 7:01 am and sunset at 5:14 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:55 am and sunset at 5:40 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Baton Rouge?

In Baton Rouge, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Baton Rouge?

The months with the lowest UV index in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in January in Baton Rouge?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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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"Hg

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

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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").
The 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).
The 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: 10h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 5min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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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).
The 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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
The 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

The 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

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

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