Bismarck
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Bismarck, ND

An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
An across the park view of the historical building of the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota
January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Bismarck, North Dakota, with average temperature varying between 2.1°F (-16.6°C) and 23.4°F (-4.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 23.4°F (-4.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 71.3%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Bismarck is January when the rain falls for 7.5 days and typically collects 0.4" (10.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bismarck, North Dakota, are January through May, September through December.

Daylight

In Bismarck, the average length of the day is 9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 4.8h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
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 Bismarck?

The coldest month in Bismarck, North Dakota, is January, with an average high-temperature of 23.4°F (-4.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

What is the temperature in January in Bismarck?

In January, the average high-temperature is 23.4°F (-4.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 2.1°F (-16.6°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Bismarck?

In Bismarck, the average relative humidity in January is 71.3%.

How much does it rain in Bismarck in January?

In January, in Bismarck, North Dakota, the rain falls for 7.5 days. Throughout January, 0.4" (10.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Bismarck?

The month with the least rainfall in Bismarck is January when the rain falls for 7.5 days and typically collects 0.4" (10.9mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Bismarck in January?

In January, in Bismarck, North Dakota, it is snowing for 9.7 days. Throughout January, 8.9" (226.1mm) of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Bismarck have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Bismarck is 9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bismarck have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Bismarck?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Bismarck?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Bismarck, North Dakota, is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average high temperature in January: 23.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.2°F).

Average humidity in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average humidity in January: 71.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60.1%).

Average rainfall in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4").

Average rainfall days in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (6.6 days).

Average snowfall in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall in January: 8.9"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (9.3").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Bismarck, ND
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (10 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).