Salem Weather In January
The hottest January day in Salem for the past 73 years was 68 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on January 21, 1899, and the normal high is 47. The coldest day reported in Salem in January for the past 73 years was -10 most recently encountered on January 3, 1950, and the normal low daily temperature is 34.
National Weather Service historical Salem January Weather data indicates that on January 30, 1950, the recorded high did not exceed 16 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Salem in the past 73 years. NWS weather data additionally shows that on January 18, 2005, the lowest recorded temperature on that day did not drop below 57 degrees, the highest low measured in Salem in the last 73 years.
Historical weather data accumulated by the National Weather Service shows that the average daily high temperature in Salem on January First is 46 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of January is 47 degrees. The low recorded temperature in Salem on January First averages 34 degrees Fahrenheit and the low temperature on the final day of January averages 33 degrees.
Salem typically receives an average of 5.84 inches of rain during the month. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by January Salem Weather data, was 3.86 inches on January 18, 1911. Salem averages 2.9 inches of snow in January. The most snow recorded in a single day in January was 11 inches on January 15, 1930.