Washington Weather In January
The record high temperature in Washington for the last 105 years in January was 78 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on January 27, 1967, while the typical high temperature is 41. The record low January temperature in Washington for the last 105 years was -10 most recently registered on January 27, 1961, while the typical low recorded temperature is 22.
According to National Weather Service historical Washington January Weather data, on January 24, 1970, the high temperature did not exceed 9 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Washington in the past 105 years. Weather Service records additionally show that on January 15, 1995, the recorded low temperature for the day did not drop below 50 degrees, the highest low measured in Washington in the last 105 years.
National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Washington on January First averages 43 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 44 degrees. The average daily low temperature in Washington on January First is 21 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 21 degrees.
Washington usually receives an average of 3.05 inches of precipitation during the month. The most rain recorded in a single day, as shown by January Washington Weather data, was 2.08 inches on January 14, 1968. Washington averages 7.4 inches of snow in January.On January 30, 1966 Washington received 10.4 inches of rain, the greatest snowfall measured in a single day in January.