Phoenix, AZ Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Phoenix, AZ during January the average high temperature is 68.4°F. The hottest day on record was January 31, 2003 when the temperature hit 86.0°F.

Phoenix, AZ daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 44.0°F, with the lowest temperature of 26.1°F being recorded on January 3, 1976. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 8 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Phoenix, AZ is 1.56 inches with rain usually falling on between 4 and 5 days. 2012 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest January with 22.29 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 25 January 1973 when 5.91 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. Tornados are reported on 0 and 1 days in January. In January there have been some years when thunderstorms have occurred, although there are other years when there hasn't been a thunderstorm in January.