Kansas City
Missouri, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kansas City, MO

A broad panoramic view of Kansas City, Missouri in the US, with an old statue of a scout boy looking towards the city
A broad panoramic view of Kansas City, Missouri in the US, with an old statue of a scout boy looking towards the city
January, like December, in Kansas City, Missouri, is another cold winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 39.6°F (4.2°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 68.8%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Kansas City is January when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. In January, in Kansas City, it is snowing for 2.5 days. Throughout January, 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow is accumulated. In Kansas City, during the entire year, snow falls for 8.3 days, and aggregates up to 13.4" (340.4mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9.8h.

Sunshine

In Kansas City, Missouri, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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.

What is the coldest month in Kansas City?

With an average high-temperature of 39.6°F (4.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.5°F (-5.3°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Kansas City?

In January, the average high-temperature is 39.6°F (4.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°F (-5.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Kansas City?

The average relative humidity in January in Kansas City is 68.8%.

How much does it rain in Kansas City in January?

In Kansas City, Missouri, in January, it is raining for 4.8 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kansas City?

The month with the least rainfall in Kansas City is January when the rain falls for 4.8 days and typically collects 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Kansas City in January?

In January, in Kansas City, it is snowing for 2.5 days. Throughout January, 4.1" (104.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Kansas City have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 9.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kansas City have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Kansas City, Missouri, is 5.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kansas City, Missouri.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kansas City?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kansas City, Missouri, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average high temperature in January: 39.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (90.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (72°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.4°F).

Average humidity in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average humidity in January: 68.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.9%).

Average rainfall in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (5.5").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.1").

Average rainfall days in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average snowfall in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.1"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.4").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.5 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and December (2.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average daylight in January: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in January - Kansas City, MO
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).