January weather forecast
Austin, TX

The beautiful Lady Bird Lake passing through the city skyscrapers of Austin city, Texas
The beautiful Lady Bird Lake passing through the city skyscrapers of Austin city, Texas

Weather in January

January, like December, is another mild winter month in Austin, Texas, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.6°F (5.9°C) and 59.4°F (15.2°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 59.4°F (15.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 42.6°F (5.9°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 66%.

Rainfall

In Austin, Texas, in January, it is raining for 8.2 days, with typically 1.14" (29mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Austin, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.7 days and collects up to 21.5" (546mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Austin are January and February. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 0.3 days and accumulates 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:41 pm. On the last day of January, in Austin, Texas, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 6:06 pm CST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 6.3h.

UV index

In Austin, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 Austin?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 59.4°F (15.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 42.6°F (5.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Austin?

The average relative humidity in January in Austin, Texas, is 66%.

How many days does it rain in January in Austin?

In Austin, in January, during 8.2 rainfall days, 1.14" (29mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Austin?

The month with the most snowfall in Austin, Texas, is January, when snow falls for 0.3 days and typically aggregates up to 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

When does it start to snow in Austin?

January is the first month it typically snows in Austin. Throughout January, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.4" (10.2mm) of snow.

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

The average day length in January in Austin, Texas, is 10h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Austin?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:27 am and sunset at 5:41 pm. On the last day of the month, in Austin, Texas, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 6:06 pm CST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Austin?

The average sunshine duration in January is 6.3h.

How high is the UV index in January in Austin?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Austin, TX

Average temperature in January - Austin, TX
  • Average high temperature in January: 59.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (96.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (59.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 42.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (75.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (42.6°F).

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Average pressure in January
Austin, TX

Average pressure in January - Austin, TX
  • 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 June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Austin, TX

Average wind speed in January - Austin, TX
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (6.2mph).

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Average humidity in January
Austin, TX

Average humidity in January - Austin, TX
  • Average humidity in January: 66%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (59%).

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Average rainfall in January
Austin, TX

Average rainfall in January - Austin, TX
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.14"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.78").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.91").

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Average rainfall days in January
Austin, TX

Average rainfall days in January - Austin, TX
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Austin, TX

Average snowfall in January - Austin, TX
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.4"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.4").
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Austin, TX

Average snowfall days in January - Austin, TX
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.3 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Austin, TX

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Austin, TX
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 4min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 18min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Austin, TX

Average sunshine days in January - Austin, TX
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in January
Austin, TX

Average UV index in January - Austin, TX
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Austin, TX

Average cloud cover in January - Austin, TX
  • Average cloud cover in January: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in January
Austin, TX

Average visibility in January - Austin, TX
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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