Lake Charles, LA Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Lake Charles, LA during January the average high temperature is 62.9°F. The hottest day on record was January 4, 1989 when the temperature hit 82.0°F.

Lake Charles, LA daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 42.7°F, with the lowest temperature of 13.5°F being recorded on January 24, 1948. On average there are 2 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst January there were 2 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 1 and 16 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Lake Charles, LA is 3.87 inches with rain usually falling on between 11 and 12 days. 1944 was the driest January with only 0.00 inches of rain falling, and 1991 was the wettest January with 14.50 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 10 January 2012 when 6.35 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 0 and 1 days. There are thunderstorms on between 2 and 3 days in January.