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January Minneapolis Weather 
January Minneapolis Weather
Record High: 59°F
Normal High: 22°F
Normal Low: 4°F
Record Low: -34°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.04"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.21"
Avg Monthly Snow: 10.7"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 17.2"

Minneapolis Weather In January

The highest recorded temperature in January for Minneapolis for the past 72 years was 59 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on January 25, 1944, and the normal high is 22. The lowest documented temperature for Minneapolis for the past 72 years in January was -34 most recently registered on January 19, 1970, and the normal low daily temperature is 4.

According to National Weather Service Minneapolis January Weather data, on January 2, 1912, the recorded high temperature did not exceed -19 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Minneapolis in the past 72 years. Weather Service records also indicate that on January 1, 1897, the low temperature for the day was not measured below 42 degrees, the highest low measured in Minneapolis in the last 72 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Minneapolis on January First averages 24 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of January averages 22 degrees. The daily low temperature in Minneapolis on January First averages 8 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of January averages 5 degrees.

Minneapolis usually receives an average of 1.04 inches of precipitation during the month. According to January Minneapolis Weather records, the most rain measured in a single day in January was 1.21 inches on January 24, 1967. Minneapolis receives an average of 10.7 inches of snow in January.On January 22, 1982 Minneapolis received 17.2 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.