January weather forecast and climate
Salt Lake City, UT

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January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 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

The most humid month is January, 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. Throughout the year, there are 71.6 rainfall days, and 4.21" (107mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Salt Lake City. 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 Salt Lake City, the average length of the day is 9.7h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Salt Lake City. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Salt Lake City?

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).

What is the temperature in January in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, in January, 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?

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

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

The average relative humidity in January is 83%.

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

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

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

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

When does it snow the most in Salt Lake City?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Salt Lake City. Snow falls for 6.6 days and accumulates 2.68" (68mm) of snow.

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

The average length of the day in January in Salt Lake City, Utah, is 9.7h.

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

January has the least sunshine of the year in Salt Lake City, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Salt Lake City?

The average sunshine in January 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.

How high is the UV index in January in Salt Lake City?

In Salt Lake City, Utah, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
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).

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

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

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).

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%).

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").

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).

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

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

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

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (6.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average daylight in January: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.7h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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).

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

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

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

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).

Average visibility in January - Salt Lake City, UT
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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).