Pocatello, ID Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Pocatello, ID during January the average high temperature is 34.2°F. The hottest day on record was January 31, 2003 when the temperature recorded was 60.1°F.

Pocatello, ID daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

Overnight in January the average temperature drops below freezing at 15.4°F, with the lowest temperature of -27.9°F being recorded on January 8, 1979. On average there are 12 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst January there were 29 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 7 and 31 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Pocatello, ID is 1.24 inches with rain usually falling on between 5 and 6 days. 1944 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1973 was the wettest January with 10.01 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 24 January 1973 when 2.99 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 14 and 15 days. 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.