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January Weather In Wilmington  
January Wilmington Weather
Record High: 75°F
Normal High: 39°F
Normal Low: 24°F
Record Low: -14°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.43"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.51"
Avg Monthly Snow: 6.9"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 22"

Wilmington Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature in January for Wilmington Delaware for the past 63 years was 75 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on January 5, 1950, while the typical high temperature is 39. The lowest reported temperature in January for Wilmington for the past 63 years was -14 registered on January 20, 1985, and the typical low is 24.

According to National Weather Service Wilmington January Weather data, on January 19, 1994, the recorded high temperature did not exceed 4 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Wilmington in the past 63 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on January 5, 1950, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 56 degrees, the highest low measured in Wilmington in the last 63 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Wilmington on January First averages 43 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of January averages 39 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Wilmington on January First averages 27 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of January averages 23 degrees.

Wilmington typically receives an average of 3.43 inches of rain during the month. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by January Wilmington Weather data, was 2.51 inches on January 23, 1998. Wilmington receives an average of 6.9 inches of snow in January. The most snow recorded in a single day in January was 22 inches on January 7, 1996.