January weather forecast
Independence, MO

Weather in January

January, like December, in Independence, Missouri, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature ranging between max 36.7°F (2.6°C) and min 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 36.7°F (2.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Independence is January, when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In Independence, in January, snow falls for 5.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.72" (69mm) of snow. In Independence, during the entire year, snow falls for 19.9 days and aggregates up to 10.2" (259mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Independence, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 47min.
On the first day of January in Independence, Missouri, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:37 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Independence, Missouri, with an average of 5.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Independence are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 the 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 Independence?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 36.7°F (2.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Independence?

In Independence, in January, the average high-temperature is 36.7°F (2.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Independence?

In January, the average relative humidity in Independence is 74%.

What is the driest month in Independence?

The month with the least rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Independence in January?

In January, the rain falls for 4.8 days. Throughout January, 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Independence in January?

In Independence, in January, snow falls for 5.1 days, with typically accumulated 2.72" (69mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Independence have in January?

The average day length in January is 9h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Independence?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, in Independence, sunrise is at 7:24 am and sunset at 5:37 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Independence?

With an average of 5.1h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Independence have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Independence is 5.1h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Independence are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January in Independence?

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

Average temperature in January - Independence, MO
  • Average high temperature in January: 36.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Independence, MO

Average pressure in January - Independence, MO
  • Average pressure in January: 30.17"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.89"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Independence, MO

Average wind speed in January - Independence, MO
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.6mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February, March and April (9.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Independence, MO

Average humidity in January - Independence, MO
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October and November (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Independence, MO

Average rainfall in January - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days in January
Independence, MO

Average rainfall days in January - Independence, MO
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Independence, MO

Average snowfall in January - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.72"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Independence, MO

Average snowfall days in January - Independence, MO
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (6.5 days).
The 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
Independence, MO

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Independence, MO
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 29min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Independence, MO

Average sunshine days in January - Independence, MO
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Independence, MO

Average UV index in January - Independence, MO
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Independence, MO

Average cloud cover in January - Independence, MO
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in January
Independence, MO

Average visibility in January - Independence, MO
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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