January weather forecast
Forest Lake, MN

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Forest Lake, Minnesota, with average temperature varying between 18.9°F (-7.3°C) and 6.3°F (-14.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 18.9°F (-7.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.3°F (-14.3°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 91%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Forest Lake. Rain falls for 2.3 days and accumulates 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In January, it is snowing for 14.3 days. Throughout January, 3.46" (88mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Forest Lake, there are 62.9 snowfall days, and 22.28" (566mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Forest Lake is 9.2h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Forest Lake is January, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Forest Lake are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. 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 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. 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 Forest Lake?

January is the coldest month in Forest Lake, Minnesota, with an average high-temperature of 18.9°F (-7.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.3°F (-14.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Forest Lake?

The most humid month in Forest Lake, Minnesota, is January, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

What is the average humidity in January in Forest Lake?

In Forest Lake, Minnesota, the average relative humidity in January is 91%.

What is the driest month in Forest Lake?

The month with the least rainfall in Forest Lake, Minnesota, is January when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically collects 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Forest Lake?

In Forest Lake, during January, the rain falls for 2.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Forest Lake in January?

In Forest Lake, during January, snow falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.46" (88mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Forest Lake?

The average length of the day in January in Forest Lake is 9.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Forest Lake?

With an average of 3h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Forest Lake, Minnesota.

How long on average sun shines in January in Forest Lake?

In January, the average sunshine in Forest Lake is 3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Forest Lake?

Months with the lowest UV index in Forest Lake are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in January in Forest Lake?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average temperature in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 6.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (6.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average pressure in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average pressure in January: 30.13"

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.13").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88").

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Average wind speed in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average wind speed in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average humidity in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average humidity in January: 91%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average rainfall in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average rainfall days in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average snowfall in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.46"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (5.47").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average snowfall days in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average snowfall days in January: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (14.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average daylight in January: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average sunshine days in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average UV index in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • 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, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average cloud cover in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average cloud cover in January: 69

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 69).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in January
Forest Lake, MN

Average visibility in January - Forest Lake, MN
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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