Muskegon
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city
An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city's deep road vein network
January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Muskegon, Michigan, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and 19°F (-7.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C).

Rainfall

In Muskegon, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2" (50.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Muskegon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.2 days and collects up to 33.4" (848.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall in Muskegon. Snow falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 29.7" (754.4mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Muskegon, Michigan, the average water 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

The average length of the day in Muskegon is 9.4h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Muskegon is 4h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index 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 ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the coldest month in Muskegon?

The coldest month in Muskegon, Michigan, is January, with an average high-temperature of 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Muskegon?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 30.7°F (-0.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, Michigan, in January, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2" (50.8mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Muskegon?

In January, in Muskegon, it is snowing for 15.3 days. Throughout January, 29.7" (754.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Muskegon?

The month with the most snowfall in Muskegon is January when snow falls for 15.3 days and typically aggregates up to 29.7" (754.4mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average seawater temperature in January is 39.2°F (4°C). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

The average length of the day in January in Muskegon is 9.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Muskegon have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Muskegon is 4h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.1°F).

Average rainfall in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in January: 2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.8").

Average rainfall days in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15.7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and August (9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in January: 29.7"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).