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January Weather In Wichita  
January Wichita Weather
Record High: 75°F
Normal High: 40°F
Normal Low: 20°F
Record Low: -12°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 0.84"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.82"
Avg Monthly Snow: 4"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 12"

Wichita Weather In January

The record high January temperature in Wichita Kansas for the last 58 years was 75 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently registered on January 27, 2002, and the normal high is 40. The coldest January day in Wichita for the past 58 years was -12 most recently encountered on January 20, 1962, and the mean daily low in the month is 20.

United States NWS historical Wichita January Weather data records that on January 9, 1977, the high temperature did not exceed 4 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Wichita in the past 58 years. Weather Service data also shows that on January 1, 2005, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 53 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Wichita in the last 58 years.

NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Wichita on January First averages 41 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of January averages 44 degrees. The daily low temperature in Wichita on January First averages 22 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of January averages 23 degrees.

Wichita usually receives an average of 0.84 inches of precipitation during January. The most precipitation recorded on a single day in January, according to January Wichita Weather data, was 1.82 inches on January 4, 2005. Wichita receives an average of 4 inches of snow in January.On January 18, 1962 Wichita received 12 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.