January weather forecast and climate
Ludington, MI

A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan
A big field with grass and sand next to the tall and colorful Sable Point Lighthouse in the scenic Ludington State Park, Michigan

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Ludington, Michigan, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.4°F (-5.9°C) and 28°F (-2.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28°F (-2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.4°F (-5.9°C).

Humidity

The most humid month in Ludington is January, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 2.5 days. Throughout January, 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 96.6 rainfall days, and 8.58" (218mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Ludington are January through April, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 13.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Ludington is 9.4h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Ludington are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. 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. 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 Ludington?

With an average high-temperature of 28°F (-2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.4°F (-5.9°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the most humid month in Ludington?

With an average relative humidity of 84%, January is the most humid month in Ludington, Michigan.

What is the average humidity in January in Ludington?

In January, the average relative humidity in Ludington is 84%.

How many days does it rain in January in Ludington?

In Ludington, Michigan, during January, the rain falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.47" (12mm) of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Ludington?

The month with the most snowfall in Ludington, Michigan, is January when snow falls for 13.1 days and typically aggregates up to 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Ludington in January?

In Ludington, in January, snow falls for 13.1 days, with typically accumulated 1.34" (34mm) of snow.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Ludington?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Ludington, Michigan, is 39.2°F (4°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Ludington have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 9.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ludington?

The month with the least sunshine in Ludington, Michigan, is January, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ludington have in January?

In Ludington, Michigan, the average sunshine in January is 2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Ludington?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Ludington.

How high is the UV index in January in Ludington?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Ludington is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Ludington, MI

Average temperature in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Ludington, MI

Average pressure in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average pressure in January: 30.06"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in January
Ludington, MI

Average wind speed in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average wind speed in January: 14mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (14.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (9.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Ludington, MI

Average humidity in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.47"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.3").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in January
Ludington, MI

Average rainfall days in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Ludington, MI

Average snowfall in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.34"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1.34").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Ludington, MI

Average snowfall days in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 13.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Ludington, MI

Average sea temperature in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average sea temperature in January: 39°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Ludington, MI

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average daylight in January: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Ludington, MI

Average sunshine days in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average sunshine days in January: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (15.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Ludington, MI

Average UV index in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Ludington, MI

Average cloud cover in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average cloud cover in January: 81

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 81).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in January
Ludington, MI

Average visibility in January - Ludington, MI
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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