January Weather




This page has all January weather data.

**Last Updated: 6/7/2019

Temperature Records

Cold Records

Top 20 Januarys with the Coldest Average High
1. 1977: 19.3
2. 1918: 23.5
3. 1893: 24.7
4. 1940: 25.1
5. 1978: 26.1
6. 1912: 26.4
7. 1884: 27.6
8. 1979, 1985: 28.2
9. 1970: 28.5
10. 1994: 28.7
11. 2003: 28.8
12. 1948, 1966: 29.3
13. 1920, 1945, 1985: 29.7
14. 2009: 30
15. 1892: 30.4
16. 1885: 30.7
17. 1982, 2011: 30.8
18. 1886, 1936, 2004: 30.9
19. 1881, 1963, 1968: 31
20. 1976, 1981: 31.1

Top 10 Coldest January Highs
1. 1/20/1985: -5
2. 1/3/1879, 1/10/1982: -4
3. 1/15/1893: -3
4. 1/17/1977: -2
5. 1/6/1884, 1/8/1970, 5/19/1994: -1
6. 1/5/1884, 1/12/1895, 1/17/1982, 1/21/1984, 1/18/1994: 0
7. 1/10/1886, 1/19/1940, 1/10/1962, 1/15/1994: 2
8. 1/25/1897, 1/24/1963, 1/18/1977: 3
9. 1/4/1879, 1/11/1886, 1/21/1924, 1/23/1936, 1/16/2009: 4
10. 1/5/1912, 1/30/1966: 5

Top 20 Januarys with the Coldest Average Low
1. 1977: 3.4
2. 1918: 8.2
3. 1940: 10.4
4. 1982: 11.6
5. 1978: 11.9
6. 1912: 12
7. 1884: 12.2
8. 1963: 12.4
9. 1970: 12.6
10. 1893: 13
11. 1948: 13.5
12. 2014: 13.6
13. 1994: 13.9
14. 1904: 14.2
15. 1979: 14.5
16. 1920: 14.7
17. 1885, 1966: 15
18. 1961, 1985, 2009: 15.2
19. 1981: 15.4
20. 1971: 15.5

Top 10 Coldest January Lows
1. 1/19/1994: -22
2. 1/3/1879, 1/6/1884: -20
3. 1/17/1977, 1/20/1985: -19
4. 1/18/1994: -17
5. 1/5/1884, 1/22/1936, 1/17/1982, 1/21/1984, 1/21/1985: -16
6. 1/25/1884, 1/23/1936, 1/24/1963, 1/28/1963, 1/21/1994: -15
7. 1/23/1963, 1/14/1964, 1/13/1977: -14
8. 1/2/1879, 1/12/1918, 1/28/1948, 1/25/1961, 1/29/1963, 1/16/1977: -13
9. 1/15/1893, 1/25/1948, 1/16/1972: -12
10. 1/11/1886, 1/19/1940, 1/17/1965, 1/10/1982, 1/16/1982, 1/17/2009, 1/28/2014: -11

Top 20 Januarys with the Coldest Mean
1. 1977: 11.4
2. 1918: 15.9
3. 1940 17.8
4. 1893: 18.9
5. 1978: 19
6. 1912 19.2
7. 1884: 19.9
8. 1970: 20.6
9. 1982: 21.2
10. 1994: 21.3
11. 1948, 1979: 21.4
12. 1963, 1985: 21.7
13. 1920, 1966: 22.2
14. 2003, 2009: 22.6
15. 1904, 2014: 22.8
16. 1885: 22.9
17. 1981, 1984: 23.3
18. 1886: 23.4
19. 1961: 23.5
20. 1968: 23.6

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 32 or Below Highs
1. 1977: 31
2. 1918, 1940: 24
3. 1978, 1985: 22
4. 1893, 1912, 1979: 21
5. 1966, 1970, 2003, 2011: 20

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 32 or Below Lows
1. 1902, 1918, 1920, 1945, 1971, 1976, 1977, 1979: 31
2. 1893, 1905, 1912, 1929, 1948, 1959, 1962, 1970, 1981, 1985, 2003, 2009, 2011: 30
3. 1884, 1892, 1915, 1922, 1925, 1940, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1978, 1982, 1987, 1991, 2015: 29
4. 1881, 1883, 1885, 1895, 1904, 1908, 1954, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1984, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2016: 28
5. 1886, 1887, 1888, 1903, 1917, 1919, 1923, 1964, 1965, 1980, 1983, 1988, 1996, 2004, 2014: 27

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 0 or Below Highs
1. 1884, 1982, 1994: 2
2. 1879, 1893, 1895, 1970, 1977, 1984, 1985: 1
3. All Other Years: 0

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 0 or Below Lows
1. 1977: 14
2. 1982: 9
3. 1948: 8
4. 1884, 1912, 1918, 1936, 1963, 1970, 1981, 1994, 2014: 7
5. 1886, 1893, 1968: 6

Heat Records

Top 20 Januarys with the Warmest Average High
1. 1880: 49.9
2. 1950: 48.9
3. 2006: 48
4. 1932: 47
5. 1890: 46.5
6. 1933: 46.3
7. 1990: 45.8
8. 1913: 45.6
9. 1937: 45.5
10. 1916, 1989: 45.4
11. 1949: 44.5
12. 1906: 44.3
13. 1998: 43.6
14. 2017: 43.5
15. 2002: 43.4
16. 1947: 43.2
17. 1953: 43
18. 1939: 42.7
19. 1952: 42.5
20. 1967: 42.4

Top 10 Warmest January Highs
1. 1/25/1950: 74
2. 1/21/1906: 72
3. 1/22/1906: 71
4. 1/14/1932, 1/26/1950, 1/22/1999: 70
5. 1/13/2005: 69
6. 1/20/1906, 1/27/1916, 1/6/1946, 1/23/1967, 1/18/1996, 1/7/2008, 1/8/2008: 68
7. 1/13/1890, 1/19/1907, 1/12/1916, 1/18/1929, 1/22/1933, 1/1/1952, 1/25/1967, 1/13/1995, 1/4/1997, 1/29/2013, 1/12/2017: 67
8. 1/22/1887, 1/11/1890, 1/12/1898, 1/24/1909, 1/28/1914, 1/8/1937, 1/4/1950, 1/24/1950, 1/14/1995, 1/31/2002, 1/12/2013: 66
9. 1/12/1890, 1/26/1916, 1/24/1967, 1/29/1975, 1/1/1985, 1/5/1997, 1/5/1998, 1/23/1999, 1/27/1999, 1/28/2002, 1/13/2013, 1/30/2013: 65
10. 1/11/1880, 1/3/1897, 1/7/1907, 1/30/1916, 1/15/1932, 1/29/1947, 1/18/1949, 1/19/1949, 1/3/1950, 1/13/1950, 1/13/1960, 1/22/1967, 1/2/2000, 1/12/2005, 1/17/2017, 1/22/2017: 64

Top 20 Januarys with the Warmest Average Low
1. 1880: 37.8
2. 1932: 33.6
3. 2006: 33.5
4. 1890: 31.7
5. 1998: 31.5
6. 1933, 1950: 30.8
7. 1937: 30.2
8. 2017: 30.1
9. 1949, 1990: 29.5
10. 1906: 29
11. 1947: 28.5
12. 2007: 28.3
13. 1891, 1913: 28.1
14. 1889, 1939: 27.9
15. 1989: 27.8
16. 1914, 2002: 27.7
17. 1952, 1993: 27.6
18. 1894, 1953: 27.5
19. 1923, 1944: 27.2
20. 1934, 1967: 27.1

Top 10 Warmest January Lows
1. 1/25/1950: 58
2. 1/12/1890, 1/23/1967, 1/4/1997, 1/7/2008: 57
3. 1/21/1906, 1/7/1907, 1/24/1967: 56
4. 1/11/1890, 1/3/1997, 1/6/1998, 1/12/2005, 1/8/2008: 55
5. 1/6/1880, 1/8/1937, 1/6/1946, 1/24/1950, 1/8/1965, 1/14/1995: 54
6. 1/23/1909, 1/27/1916, 1/7/1930, 1/3/1950, 1/4/1993: 53
7. 1/4/1880, 1/3/2000, 1/29/2002, 1/5/2007, 1/11/2018: 52
8. 1/8/1880, 1/30/1916, 1/13/1932, 1/13/1995, 1/5/1998: 51
9. 1/22/1906, 1/17/1913, 1/22/1933, 1/9/1935, 1/19/1951, 1/3/2005: 50
10. 1/7/1880, 1/4/1894, 1/14/1932, 1/14/1952, 1/31/1988, 1/12/1995, 1/2/1997, 1/2/2000, 1/2/2005, 1/20/2006, 1/12/2013, 1/31/2016: 49

Top 20 Januarys with the Warmest Mean
1. 1880 43.8
2. 2006: 40.7
3. 1932: 40.3
4. 1950: 39.9
5. 1890: 39.1
6. 1933: 38.6
7. 1937: 37.8
8. 1990: 37.7
9. 1998: 37.6
10. 1949: 37
11. 1913: 36.9
12. 2017: 36.8
13. 1906, 1989: 36.6
14. 1916: 36
15. 1947: 35.9
16. 2002: 35.6
17. 1939, 1953: 35.3
18. 1967: 34.8
19. 1894: 34.7
20. 2007: 34.4

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 60 or Above Highs
1. 1916, 1950: 7
2. 1890, 2017: 6
3. 1932, 2013: 5
4. 1880, 1949, 1952, 1967: 4
5. 1897, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1914, 1937, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1951, 1989, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2008: 3

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 50 or Above Lows
1. 1880, 1950: 3
2. 1890, 1906, 1916, 1967, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2005, 2008: 2
3. 1907, 1909, 1913, 1930, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1937, 1946, 1951, 1965, 1993, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2018: 1
4. All Other Years: 0

Top 5 Januarys with the Greatest Temperature Range (Warmest High to Coldest Low)
1. 1879: 76
2. 1897: 74
3. 1972, 1982, 1999: 73
4. 1964, 1965, 1994: 72
5. 1904, 2000, 2005: 70




Precipitation Records

Top 20 Januarys with the Most Precipitation
1. 1937: 10.71″
2. 2005: 8.95″
3. 1950: 8.29″
4. 1959: 7.44″
5. 1949: 7.23″
6. 1913: 6.63″
7. 1952: 5.99″
8. 1978: 5.89″
9. 1890, 1907: 5.73″
10. 1898: 5.29″
11. 1910: 5.11″
12. 2004: 5.08″
13. 1916: 5.02″
14. 1930: 4.86″
15. 1953: 4.83″
16. 1982: 4.77″
17. 1947: 4.73″
18. 1882: 4.69″
19. 1895: 4.67″
20. 1995: 4.54″

Top 20 Driest Januarys
1. 1944: 0.50″
2. 1961: 0.65″
3. 1981: 0.70″
4. 1946, 1967: 0.78″
5. 1931: 0.88″
6. 1945: 0.93″
7. 1984: 1.07″
8. 1938: 1.11″
9. 2016: 1.12″
10. 1987: 1.14″
11. 1934: 1.16″
12. 1983: 1.20″
13. 1942: 1.24″
14. 1905: 1.25″
15. 1936: 1.26″
16. 1919: 1.28″
17. 1985, 2001: 1.31″
18. 1933: 1.36″
19. 1963: 1.39″
20. 1908, 1972: 1.40″

Top 10 January Days with the Most Precipitation
1. 1/21/1959: 4.79″
2. 1/26/1952: 2.88″
3. 1/3/200: 2.41″
4. 1/5/2005: 2.21″
5. 1/14/1937, 1/11/2005: 2.10″
6. 1/4/2004: 2.09″
7. 1/5/1880: 1.97″
8. 1/3/2005: 1.89″
9. 1/10/1924 1.79″
10. 1/20/1900: 1.74″

Top 5 Aprils with the Most Precipitation Days
1. 2004: 29
2. 1953, 1978, 2007: 28
3. 1893, 1994: 27
4. 1887, 1985, 2018: 26
5. 1886, 1907, 1918, 1924, 1930, 1940, 1952, 1970, 1979, 2003, 2017: 25

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 0.25″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1950: 12
2. 1949: 11
3. 1907, 1913, 1932, 1937: 9
4. 1882, 1952, 1978: 8
5. 1883, 1890, 1910, 1916, 1930, 1953, 1975: 7

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 0.50″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1937, 1950: 9
2. 1978: 6
3. 1913, 1930, 1949, 2005: 5
4. 1885, 1889, 1898, 1907, 1959, 1962, 1982, 1993, 2007: 4
5. 1882, 1890, 1895, 1910, 1911, 1916, 1917, 1927, 1929, 1939, 1947, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1966, 1979, 1994, 1995: 3

Top 5 Aprils with the Most: 1.00″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1937: 5
2. 2005: 3
3. 1910, 1916, 1949, 1951, 1978, 2004: 2
4. 1880, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1890, 1895, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1907, 1913, 1917, 1920, 1924, 1947, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1969, 1980, 1982, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2015: 1
5. All Other Years: 0

Snow Records

Top 20 Januarys with the Most Snowfall
1. 1978: 34.4″
2. 1918: 25.4″
3. 1996: 24.5″
4. 1910: 24.3″
5. 1884: 23.7″
6. 1985: 21.9″
7. 1999: 20.6″
8. 2009: 20.0″
9. 1994: 19.5″
10. 1895: 18.9″
11. 1970: 18.4″
12. 1977: 18.1″
13. 1915: 17.8″
14. 2014: 17.7″
15. 1979: 17.3″
16. 1882: 14.9″
17. 1893: 14.7″
18. 2003: 14.4″
19. 1904: 14.1″
20. 2000: 13.8″

Top 20 Januarys with the Least Snowfall
1. 1932, 1944: Trace
2. 1933, 1950: 0.2″
3. 1919: 0.4″
4. 1900, 1960: 0.5″
5. 1989: 0.6″
6. 1880: 0.7″
7. 1923: 0.9″
8. 1898, 1946: 1.1″
9. 1894, 1998: 1.2″
10. 1921: 1.3″
11. 1931: 1.4″
12. 1993: 1.5″
13. 2017: 1.6″
14. 1928, 1947, 1997: 1.7″
15. 1916, 2006: 1.8″
16. 1934: 2.1″
17. 1885, 1958, 1974: 2.3″
18. 1969: 2.5″
19. 1935, 1983: 2.6″
20. 1952, 1987: 2.7″

Top 10 January Days with the Most Snow
1. 1/6/1910: 11.9″
2. 1/7/1996: 8.8″
3. 1/8/1884: 8.5″
4. 1/20/1978: 6.8″
5. 1/15/1965: 6.7″
6. 1/17/1994: 6.6″
7. 1/2/1999: 6.4″
8. 1/11/1893, 1/17/1978: 6.3″
9. 1/13/1917: 6.0″
10. 1/22/1966: 5.9″

Top 5 Januarys with the Most Snowfall Days
1. 1893, 1977, 1978, 1985: 24
2. 1940, 1948, 1970, 2003, 2004: 23
3. 1979, 1994: 22
4. 1929, 2009: 21
5. 1918, 1956, 1957, 1958: 20

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 1″+ Snow Days
1. 1918, 1977: 9
2. 1985, 1996: 8
3. 1895, 1970, 1978: 7
4. 1917, 1979, 2000: 6
5. 1882, 1884, 1887, 1892, 1910, 1911, 1915, 1940, 1976, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2005, 2014: 5

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 2.5″+ Snow Days
1. 1978: 5
2. 1918: 4
3. 1884, 1895, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1920, 1964, 1985, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2009, 2014: 3
4. 1881, 1882, 1883, 1902, 1904, 1915, 1917, 1925, 1926, 1936, 1948, 1949, 1968, 1970, 1976, 1982, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2004, 2018, 2019: 2
5. 1886, 1887, 1888, 1892, 1893, 1899, 1901, 1906, 1912, 1914, 1929, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1956, 1957, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1984, 1988, 2000, 2002, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015: 1

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 5″+ Snow Days
1. 1910, 1978, 1994, 1999: 2
2. 1882, 1884, 1893, 1904, 1911, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1941, 1948, 1956, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1979, 1999, 2009, 2011: 1
3. All Other Years: 0

Top 10 Biggest January Snowstorms
1. 1/6-1/7/1910: 12.7″
2. 1/8-1/9/1884: 10.2″
3. 1/13-1/14/1917: 10.0″
4. 1/16-1/17/1978: 9.9″
5.
1/6-1/7/1996: 9.8″
6.
1/14-1/15/1918: 8.5″
7.
1/25-1/26/2014: 8.3″
8.
1/13-1/14/1968: 8.2″
9.
1/15-1/16/1965: 8.0″
10.
1/16-1/17/1994: 7.8″

Top 5 Januarys with the Deepest Average Snow Depth Since 1940
1. 1977: 7.7″
2. 1978: 6.3″
3. 1985: 4.6″
4. 1999: 4.0″
5. 1996: 3.9″
6. 1994: 3.7″
7. 1981: 3.0″
8. 2000: 2.7″
9. 1940, 1970: 2.6
10. 1979, 2009: 2.5″

Top 5 January Days with the Deepest Snow Depth
1. 1/21/1978, 1/22/1978, 1/23/1978: 17″
2. 1/20/1978: 15″
3. 1/24/1978: 14″
4. 1/8/1999: 13″
5. 1/29/1977, 1/30/1977, 1/31/1977, 1/18/1978, 1/8/1996, 1/9/1999, 1/11/1999, 1/12/1999: 12″

Top 5 Januarys with the Most 1″+ Snow Depth Days
1. 1977: 31
2. 1940: 28
3. 1970: 26
4. 1985, 1994: 25
5. 1961, 1968, 1978, 1981: 24

Other Records

Top 5 Januarys with the Most Cloudy Days Since 1930
1. 1953: 30
2. 1947: 27
3. 1992: 26
4. 1941, 1951, 1985, 1994, 2010: 25
5. 1949, 1950, 1957, 1974, 1993, 1995, 2017: 24

Top 5 Janarys with the Most Clear Days Since 1930
1. 1935: 11
2. 1934: 10
3. 1931, 1942, 1964, 1989: 9
4. 1933, 1944, 1961, 1963: 8
5. 1930, 1932, 1940, 1946, 1962: 7

Top 5 Januarys with the Highest Average Wind Speed in MPH Since 1940
1. 1954: 13.4
2. 1997: 12.1
3. 1946: 11.9
4. 1967, 1973: 11.8
5. 1985: 11.7

Top 5 Januarys with the Highest Wind Gust in MPH Since 1940
1. 1/21/1956: 56
2. 1/24/2006, 1/9/2008: 55
3. 1/17/2012: 54
4. 1/26/1978: 53
5. 1/10/2000: 52