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January Weather In Kansas City  
January Kansas City Weather
Record High: 75°F
Normal High: 36°F
Normal Low: 18°F
Record Low: -14°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 1.15"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 3.5"
Avg Monthly Snow: 5.5"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 11.8"

Kansas City Weather In January

The hottest day in Kansas City Missouri in January for the past 38 years was 75 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on January 2, 1950, and the mean high is 36. The lowest documented temperature in January for Kansas City for the past 38 years was -14 most recently registered on January 11, 1982, while the average low temperature is 18.

According to National Weather Service historical Kansas City January Weather data, on January 13, 1982, the high temperature did not exceed 2 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Kansas City in the past 38 years. The Weather Service additionally indicates that on January 1, 2005, the low for the day did not drop below 59 degrees, the highest low recorded in Kansas City in the last 38 years.

National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Kansas City on January First averages 40 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 41 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Kansas City on January First is 24 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of January is 22 degrees.

Kansas City typically receives an average of 1.15 inches of precipitation during the month. January Kansas City Weather records indicate that on January 28, 2001 Kansas City received 3.5 inches of precipitation, the highest amount of rain recorded in a single day in January. Kansas City averages 5.5 inches of snow in January.On January 18, 1962 Kansas City received 11.8 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.