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January Pittsburgh Weather
Record High: 72°F
Normal High: 35°F
Normal Low: 20°F
Record Low: -22°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.7"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 1.82"
Avg Monthly Snow: 12"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 12.4"

Pittsburgh Weather In January

The record high temperature in Pittsburgh for the last 58 years in January was 72 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently encountered on January 31, 2002, while the typical high temperature is 35. In the last 58 years the lowest measured January temperature in Pittsburgh was -22 registered on January 19, 1994, while the regular low temperature for a given day during the month is 20.

National Weather Service historical Pittsburgh January Weather data indicates that on January 15, 1994, the recorded high did not exceed -3 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Pittsburgh in the past 58 years. Weather Service records additionally indicate that on January 3, 2005, the low for the day was not measured below 55 degrees, the highest low temperature recorded in Pittsburgh in the last 58 years.

Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Pittsburgh on January First is 38 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of January is 34 degrees. The daily low temperature in Pittsburgh on January First averages 23 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of January averages 19 degrees.

Pittsburgh receives an average of 2.7 inches of precipitation during January. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by January Pittsburgh Weather data, was 1.82 inches on January 4, 2004. Pittsburgh averages 12 inches of snow in January. The most snow measured in a single day in January was 12.4 inches on January 4, 1994.