January weather forecast
Kennebec, SD

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Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Kennebec, South Dakota, with temperature in the range of an average low of 12.6°F (-10.8°C) and an average high of 26.1°F (-3.3°C).

Temperature

January is the month when Kennebec experiences its coldest temperatures, averaging a high of 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and a low of 12.6°F (-10.8°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 86%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In Kennebec, South Dakota, in January, during 4.8 rainfall days, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 107.6 rainfall days, and 17.83" (453mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Kennebec. In Kennebec, during January, snow falls for 11.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.35" (85mm) of snow. In Kennebec, during the entire year, snow falls for 50.9 days and aggregates up to 17.87" (454mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 21min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:13 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 5:47 pm CST.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

In Kennebec, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the maximum UV index of 2 translates into these guidelines:
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. Sun exposure should be minimized, especially during midday, to avoid harmful UV radiation. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half. Be advised! The UV radiation from the Sun can be almost doubled due to the reflective properties of snow.
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Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest in Kennebec?

With its average high temperature of 26.1°F (-3.3°C) and a low of 12.6°F (-10.8°C), January is regarded as the coldest month in Kennebec.

How cold is it in Kennebec in January?

In Kennebec, 26.1°F (-3.3°C) is the average high-temperature and 12.6°F (-10.8°C) is the average low-temperature during January.

What is the most humid month in Kennebec?

January is the most humid month in Kennebec, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in January in Kennebec?

In January, the average relative humidity is 86%.

How many days does it rain in January in Kennebec?

In January, in Kennebec, South Dakota, the rain falls for 4.8 days. Throughout January, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Kennebec?

In Kennebec, South Dakota, in January, snow falls for 11.7 days, with typically accumulated 3.35" (85mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in January in Kennebec is 9h and 21min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Kennebec?

On the first day of January in Kennebec, sunrise is at 8:13 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:57 am and sunset at 5:47 pm CST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kennebec?

The month with the least sunshine in Kennebec, South Dakota, is January, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kennebec?

In Kennebec, the average sunshine duration in January is 4.7h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kennebec?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Kennebec, SD

Average temperature in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average high temperature in January: 26.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (88°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 12.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Kennebec, SD

Average pressure in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average pressure in January: 30.16"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.84"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Kennebec, SD

Average wind speed in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (11.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Kennebec, SD

Average humidity in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (58%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kennebec, SD

Average rainfall in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in January
Kennebec, SD

Average rainfall days in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kennebec, SD

Average snowfall in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average snowfall in January: 3.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.66").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Kennebec, SD

Average snowfall days in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.7 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (11.7 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
Kennebec, SD

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kennebec, SD

Average sunshine days in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kennebec, SD

Average UV index in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kennebec, SD

Average cloud cover in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average cloud cover in January: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 20).

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Average visibility in January
Kennebec, SD

Average visibility in January - Kennebec, SD
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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