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

January weather forecast and climate
Fargo, ND

An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Fargo, North Dakota, with average temperature varying between 18.3°F (-7.6°C) and 0.1°F (-17.7°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 18.3°F (-7.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.1°F (-17.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Fargo, North Dakota, is 73.1%.

Rainfall

In Fargo, it is raining for 8.3 days, with typically 0.7" (17.8mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 105.8 rainfall days, and 22.6" (573.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Fargo. Months with the most snowfall are January and December, with an average 11.2" (284.5mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Fargo is 9h.

Sunshine

In Fargo, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Fargo?

With an average high-temperature of 18.3°F (-7.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 0.1°F (-17.7°C), January is the coldest month in Fargo, North Dakota.

What is the temperature in January in Fargo?

In January, in Fargo, North Dakota, the average high-temperature is 18.3°F (-7.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 0.1°F (-17.7°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Fargo?

In January, the average relative humidity in Fargo, North Dakota, is 73.1%.

How many days does it rain in January in Fargo?

In Fargo, during January, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.7" (17.8mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Fargo in January?

In Fargo, North Dakota, in January, during 8.9 snowfall days, 11.2" (284.5mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Fargo?

Months with the most snowfall in Fargo are January and December, with an average 11.2" (284.5mm) of accumulated snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Fargo?

The average length of the day in January in Fargo, North Dakota, is 9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fargo have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Fargo, North Dakota, is 4.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Fargo?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Fargo?

In Fargo, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 0.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.1°F).

Average humidity in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in January: 73.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (60%).

Average rainfall in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.7"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (0.6").

Average rainfall days in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (11.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (7.1 days).

Average snowfall in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in January: 11.2"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (11.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (9.5 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 - Fargo, 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: 4.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in January - Fargo, 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).