January weather forecast
Hood River, OR

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A red barn house in a farm field among scenic trees at the foot of a mountain with snowy peaks in Hood River, Oregon
A red barn house in a farm field among scenic trees at the foot of a mountain with snowy peaks in Hood River, Oregon

Weather in January

January in Hood River, Oregon, USA welcomes the new year with winter season. The climate is cold, best suited for those seeking a chill in their days. One of the coldest months of the year, but not as biting as what is observed in the subsequent month. Humidity remains high, preparing for the precipitation levels to hit highs in the succeeding months. The lowest temperature recorded in this month can reach down to 27.7°F (-2.4°C) whilst the highest temperature barely crosses 37°F (2.8°C).

Temperature

During January, Hood River records an average high-temperature of a still cold 37°F (2.8°C), marking a slight divergence from December's 36°F (2.2°C). Nightly temperatures drop to an average low of 27.7°F (-2.4°C) in January.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 17.7 days and typically aggregates up to 5.67" (144mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In Hood River, in January, during 3.4 snowfall days, 3.82" (97mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Hood River, during the entire year, snow falls for 15.1 days and aggregates up to 14.33" (364mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 10min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:32 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:10 pm PST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 1 during January translates into the following directions:
In contrast to children, who must always be shielded from the sun, most people can tolerate up to an hour of sun exposure without any burns. Exposing oneself to the midday Sun can be harmful due to the strong UV radiation; limit your time outside. During bright days, sunglasses that offer UVA and UVB defense are recommended. Beware! Reflection from snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.

Frequently asked questions

How cold is it in January?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Hood River, is 37°F (2.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 27.7°F (-2.4°C).

What is the average humidity in January?

In Hood River, the average relative humidity in January is 87%.

What is the wettest month in Hood River?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.7 days and accumulates 5.67" (144mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January?

In January, in Hood River, the rain falls for 17.7 days. Throughout January, 5.67" (144mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January?

In January, it is snowing for 3.4 days. Throughout January, 3.82" (97mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January?

The average day length in January is 9h and 10min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:32 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:10 pm PST.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

With an average of 3.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Hood River have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 3.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Hood River?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January?

In Hood River, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
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Average visibility

Average temperature in January
Hood River, OR

Average temperature in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average high temperature in January: 37°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (78.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (36°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (51.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (27°F).

Average pressure in January
Hood River, OR

Average pressure in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average pressure in January: 30.15"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.15"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is August (29.97"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Hood River, OR

Average wind speed in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (4.8mph).

Average humidity in January
Hood River, OR

Average humidity in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (59%).

Average rainfall in January
Hood River, OR

Average rainfall in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average rainfall in January: 5.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (5.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.28").

Average rainfall days in January
Hood River, OR

Average rainfall days in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (4.2 days).

Average snowfall in January
Hood River, OR

Average snowfall in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.82"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.76").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Hood River, OR

Average snowfall days in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (4.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Hood River, OR

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in January
Hood River, OR

Average sunshine days in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (25.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (8.4 days).

Average UV index in January
Hood River, OR

Average UV index in January - Hood River, OR
  • 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, February and November (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in January
Hood River, OR

Average cloud cover in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average cloud cover in January: 64

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 64).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 17).

Average visibility in January
Hood River, OR

Average visibility in January - Hood River, OR
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February and December (4mi).

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