January weather forecast
Bismarck, ND

The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
The historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Bismarck, North Dakota, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 20.8°F (-6.2°C) and an average low of 6.1°F (-14.4°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 20.8°F (-6.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.1°F (-14.4°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 89%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Bismarck is January, when the rain falls for 4 days and typically collects 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Bismarck. In Bismarck, North Dakota, during 14.8 snowfall days, 3.58" (91mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 73.7 snowfall days, and 23.11" (587mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 3min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:28 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 5:44 pm CST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Bismarck. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Bismarck?

The coldest month in Bismarck, North Dakota, is January, with an average high-temperature of 20.8°F (-6.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 6.1°F (-14.4°C).

What is the most humid month in Bismarck?

The most humid month in Bismarck is January, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in January in Bismarck?

The average relative humidity in January in Bismarck is 89%.

What is the driest month in Bismarck?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Bismarck, North Dakota. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, in January, during 4 rainfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, North Dakota, in January, snow falls for 14.8 days, with typically accumulated 3.58" (91mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Bismarck have in January?

In Bismarck, the average day length in January is 9h and 3min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Bismarck?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:28 am and sunset at 5:05 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:08 am and sunset at 5:44 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Bismarck?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Bismarck, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Bismarck have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Bismarck is 3.8h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Bismarck, North Dakota, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in January in Bismarck?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Bismarck, ND

Average temperature in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in January: 20.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 6.1°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 (6.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
Bismarck, ND

Average pressure in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Bismarck, ND

Average wind speed in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Bismarck, ND

Average humidity in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in January: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

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Average rainfall in January
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.28").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in January
Bismarck, ND

Average rainfall days in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.58"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.33").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Bismarck, ND

Average snowfall days in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in January: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (15.7 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
Bismarck, ND

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Bismarck, ND

Average sunshine days in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Bismarck, ND

Average UV index in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Bismarck, ND

Average cloud cover in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average cloud cover in January: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 60).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in January
Bismarck, ND

Average visibility in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (5mi).

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