Lansing, MI Climate in January

Temperature for January

In Lansing, MI during January the average high temperature is 31.2°F. The hottest day on record was January 8, 2008 when the temperature recorded was 62.1°F.

Lansing, MI daily average and extreme temperature range for January

Low Temperature

Overnight in January the average temperature drops below freezing at 15.8°F, with the lowest temperature of -29.0°F being recorded on January 4, 1981. On average there are 17 days in January when the temperature stays below freezing all day. In the worst January there were 31 days when the temperature did not make it above freezing. Overnight temperatures drop below freezing between 24 and 31 times in January.

Precipitation for January

In January the average monthly rainfall in Lansing, MI is 1.76 inches with rain usually falling on between 6 and 7 days. 2003 was the driest January with only 0.23 inches of rain falling, and 2006 was the wettest January with 4.52 inches of rain. The wettest single day in January was 21 January 1980 when 1.77 inches of rain fell.

In January it usually snows on between 19 and 20 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.