January 2013 - A Look Ahead

The tables below consist of monthly normal for January as well as daily extremes and what happened last year.

Aberdeen
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
22.5
1.5
12.0
0.47
6.4
Last Year
33.1
9.4
21.3
0.70
7.2
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
63
 5th – 2012
63
5th
Record Low
- 46
 12th – 1912
-13
19th
Precipitation
2.00
 4th – 1897
0.22
22nd
Snowfall
12.0
 4th – 1897
2.9
24th
The normal temperature on the 1st is 22 for the high and 2 for the low. The normal temperature on the 31st is 24 for the high and 2 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:14 AM with a sunset at 5:02 PM.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:56 AM with a sunset at 5:40 PM.

 
Pierre
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
30
9
20
0.42
4.2
Last Year
38.0
14.8
26.4
0.59
4.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
68
 23rd – 1981
66
5th
Record Low
- 33
 29th – 1966
-8
19th
Precipitation
1.02
 9th – 1939
0.21
22nd
Snowfall
10.0
 14th – 2003*
2.0
22nd
The normal temperature on the 1st is 29 for the high and 10 for the low. The normal temperature on the 31st is 32 for the high and 11 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:17 AM with a sunset at 5:13 PM.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:00 AM with a sunset at 5:50 PM.

 
Mobridge
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
26
5.6
15.8
0.25
5.0
Last Year
35.6
10.1
22.9
0.37
4.5
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
64
 8th – 2002
58
3rd
Record Low
- 42
 13th – 1912
-9
17th
Precipitation
0.80
 30th – 1917
0.23
22nd
Snowfall
9.0
 4th – 1997
2.4
22nd

The normal temperature on the 1st is 26 for the high and 6 for the low. The normal temperature on the 31st is 28 for the high and 6 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:22 AM with a sunset at 5:09 PM.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 8:04 AM with a sunset at 5:47 PM.

 
Watertown
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
22.2
3.1
12.7
0.53
5.3
Last Year
30.2
10.2
20.2
0.39
6.1
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
65
 24th – 1981
57
5th
Record Low
- 40
 13th – 1916
-14
19th
Precipitation
1.27
 9th – 1939
0.10
16th
Snowfall
11.0
 6th – 2010
1.5
20th

The normal temperature on the 1st is 22 for the high and 4 for the low. The normal temperature on the 31st is 24 for the high and 4 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:06 AM with a sunset at 4:58 PM.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:49 AM with a sunset at 5:36 PM.

 
Sisseton
 
 
 
 
 
 
High
Low
Average
Precipitation
Snowfall
Monthly Normal
23.1
4.2
13.6
0.67
8.4
Last Year
32.3
12.5
22.4
0.48
3.0
 
 
 
 
 
 
Daily Extremes
 
Day and Year
 
Last Year
Day
Record High
65
 24th – 1981
59
5th
Record Low
- 37
 24th – 1936
-15
19th
Precipitation
2.67
 4th – 1997
0.25
11th
Snowfall
24.2
 4th – 1997
1.3
22nd
 

The normal temperature on the 1st is 23 for the high and 5 for the low. The normal temperature on the

31st is 24 for the high and 5 for the low.

Sunrise on the 1st is at 8:09 AM with a sunset at 4:55 PM.

Sunrise on the 31st is at 7:50 AM with a sunset at 5:34 PM.

 

Climate Prediction Center’s One Month Outlook

Temperatures

Precipitation

 

A Look back at January 2012

Numerous Record Highs Set Jan 3rd-Jan 6th

January 11th Snow and Precipitation Reports

Waterspouts in January

January 22-23 Snowfall Reports

 
Phases of the Moon
Phase
Date

Third Quarter

4th
New Moon
11th

First Quarter

18th
Full Moon
26th
 

Astronomy Happenings in January 2013

Quadrantid meteors in moonlight before dawn January 3

Moon and Mars low in southwest after sunset January 12

Identify the Winter Circle and winter’s brightest stars

 



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