...Near Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation characterized Kansas City weather in January...  

The average temperature at the Kansas City international airport was 27.5 degrees, which was 0.6 degrees above normal. The average high temperature was 38.7 degrees or 2.7 degrees above normal. The average low temperature was 16.3 degrees which was 1.5 degrees below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 70 degrees on the 31st. The lowest temperature was six below zero on the 15th.

 

Precipitation came in at 0.05 inches for the month, or 1.10 inches below normal. This ties January 1954 and 1961 as the second driest January on record. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 0.03 inches on the 16th. Snowfall for the month was 0.9 inches, or 4.9 inches below normal.

 


 

...Slightly Below Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation characterized St Joseph weather in January... 

 

At Saint Joseph, the average temperature was 25.3 degrees, which was 1.1 degrees below normal. The average high was 37.0 degrees, which was 0.2 degrees above normal. The average low temperature was 13.6 degrees which was 2.3 degrees below normal. The highest temperature was 71 degrees on the 31st. The lowest temperature was 8 degrees below zero on the 15th.

 

Precipitation at Saint Joseph was 0.02 inches, or 0.86 inches below normal. The greatest total in a 24 hour period was 0.02 inches on the 25th. Snowfall for the month was 0.4 inches, or 4.3 inches below normal.


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