January weather forecast
Salt Lake City, UT

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Weather in January

January, like December, in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a wintry winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 21°F (-6.1°C) and max 34°F (1.1°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C).

Humidity

January is the most humid month in Salt Lake City, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Salt Lake City, Utah, it is raining for 5.6 days, with typically 0.43" (11mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Salt Lake City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 71.6 days and collects up to 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in Salt Lake City is January, when snow falls for 6.6 days and typically aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 39min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 5:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:38 am and sunset at 5:43 pm MST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Salt Lake City, with an average of 5.7h 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 value 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 average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 the 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. 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 Salt Lake City?

With an average high-temperature of 34°F (1.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C), January is the coldest month in Salt Lake City, Utah.

What is the temperature in January in Salt Lake City?

In January, in Salt Lake City, the average high-temperature is 34°F (1.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 21°F (-6.1°C).

What is the most humid month in Salt Lake City?

With an average relative humidity of 83%, January is the most humid month in Salt Lake City, Utah.

What is the average humidity in January in Salt Lake City?

In January, the average relative humidity in Salt Lake City is 83%.

How much does it rain in Salt Lake City in January?

In January, in Salt Lake City, Utah, the rain falls for 5.6 days. Throughout January, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Salt Lake City?

The month with the most snowfall in Salt Lake City, Utah, is January, when snow falls for 6.6 days and typically aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, during January, snow falls for 6.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Salt Lake City?

The average day length in January in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 9h and 39min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Salt Lake City?

On the first day of January in Salt Lake City, Utah, sunrise is at 7:51 am and sunset at 5:10 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:38 am and sunset at 5:43 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Salt Lake City?

With an average of 5.7h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Salt Lake City have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 5.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Salt Lake City?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average temperature in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average high temperature in January: 34°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (34°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average pressure in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average pressure in January: 30.28"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.28"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average wind speed in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average wind speed in January: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average humidity in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (37%).

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Average rainfall in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (0.51").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average rainfall days in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.68"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.68").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average snowfall days in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.6 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6.6 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
Salt Lake City, UT

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 39min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 3min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 42min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average sunshine days in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (23.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (19 days).

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Average UV index in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average UV index in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average cloud cover in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average cloud cover in January: 38

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in January
Salt Lake City, UT

Average visibility in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • 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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