January weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan
An aerial panorama of the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Muskegon, Michigan, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.6°F (-5.8°C) and 28.9°F (-1.7°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Muskegon, it is raining for 4.8 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Muskegon, Michigan, there are 124.4 rainfall days, and 11.42" (290mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Muskegon, Michigan. In Muskegon, during 16.6 snowfall days, 1.97" (50mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Muskegon, during the entire year, snow falls for 60.4 days, and aggregates up to 7.64" (194mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Muskegon, the average seawater temperature is 39.2°F (4°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Muskegon. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always 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. 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. 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 Muskegon?

The coldest month in Muskegon is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the temperature in January in Muskegon?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Muskegon, Michigan, is 28.9°F (-1.7°C), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°F (-5.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Muskegon?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Muskegon?

The average relative humidity in January in Muskegon is 84%.

How much does it rain in Muskegon in January?

In Muskegon, in January, during 4.8 rainfall days, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in January, during 16.6 snowfall days, 1.97" (50mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, in January, the average water temperature 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 Muskegon have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Muskegon?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Muskegon, Michigan, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Muskegon?

In January, the average sunshine in Muskegon, Michigan, is 2.3h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Muskegon?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Muskegon, Michigan, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Muskegon, MI

Average temperature in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.9°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (75.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Muskegon, MI

Average pressure in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average pressure in January: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in January
Muskegon, MI

Average wind speed in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Muskegon, MI

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, October and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in January
Muskegon, MI

Average rainfall days in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (14.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.97"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.05").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Muskegon, MI

Average snowfall days in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (16.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Muskegon, MI

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).
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
Muskegon, MI

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 the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.3h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Muskegon, MI

Average sunshine days in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (17.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (10.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Muskegon, MI

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

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (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
Muskegon, MI

Average cloud cover in January - Muskegon, MI
  • Average cloud cover in January: 77

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in January
Muskegon, MI

Average visibility in January - Muskegon, 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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