January weather forecast
Payson, UT

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Weather in January

The inaugural month of the year observes a crisp climate. January is dominated by cold temperatures with the minimum temperature dropping to 14.4°F (-9.8°C) and reaching up to 32.5°F (0.3°C). Snowfall is a common occurrence, casting a white blanket over the city of Payson, Utah. Compared to February, January experiences a little more snowfall, covering the cityscape. Nights are relatively long with shorter daylight hours, weathering into a characteristic winter atmosphere.

Temperature

The transition into January marks the average high-temperature at a still wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C), differing minimally from December's 32.4°F (0.2°C). Nighttime temperature dips to a mean of 14.4°F (-9.8°C) during January.

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Rainfall

The months with the most rainfall are January and December, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 11.8 days and typically aggregates up to 8.66" (220mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Payson, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:44 pm MST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the maximum UV index of 2 suggests these recommendations:
Prolonged sun exposure should always be prevented in babies, children, and those with sensitive skin. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays. Watch out! The Sun's UV radiation can be nearly magnified twofold due to snow reflection.
Updated: Jun 21, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
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Frequently asked questions

How cold is January?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Payson, is 32.5°F (0.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 14.4°F (-9.8°C).

What is the most humid month?

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

What is the average humidity in January?

In Payson, the average relative humidity in January is 85%.

What is the wettest month?

The months with the most rainfall are January and December, with an average 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January?

In Payson, during January, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 11.8 days and accumulates 8.66" (220mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January?

In Payson, during January, snow falls for 11.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 8.66" (220mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January?

In January, the average day length is 9h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:48 am and sunset at 5:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:36 am and sunset at 5:44 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine?

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Payson have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 5.6h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Payson?

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

How high is the UV index in January?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Payson, UT

Average temperature in January - Payson, UT
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 14.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average pressure in January
Payson, UT

Average pressure in January - Payson, UT
  • Average pressure in January: 30.27"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Payson, UT

Average wind speed in January - Payson, UT
  • Average wind speed in January: 4.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (5.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.5mph).

Average humidity in January
Payson, UT

Average humidity in January - Payson, UT
  • Average humidity in January: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (39%).

Average rainfall in January
Payson, UT

Average rainfall in January - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.51").

Average rainfall days in January
Payson, UT

Average rainfall days in January - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

Average snowfall in January
Payson, UT

Average snowfall in January - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall in January: 8.66"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.66").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Payson, UT

Average snowfall days in January - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall days in January: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Payson, UT

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Payson, UT
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 4min

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in January
Payson, UT

Average sunshine days in January - Payson, UT
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

Average UV index in January
Payson, UT

Average UV index in January - Payson, UT
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January
Payson, UT

Average cloud cover in January - Payson, UT
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in January
Payson, UT

Average visibility in January - Payson, UT
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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