Average Weather in January in Meadow Vista California, United States
In Meadow Vista, the month of January is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 3°F, from 53°F to 56°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 65°F or dropping below 45°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 38°F to 40°F, rarely falling below 32°F or exceeding 47°F.
For reference, on July 28, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Meadow Vista typically range from 67°F to 91°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 38°F to 53°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in January
The month of January in Meadow Vista experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 57% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 44% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 60%, while on July 29, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 90%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Meadow Vista, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 31% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 35% on February 20, and its lowest chance is 0% on July 21.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Meadow Vista is essentially constant, remaining about 5.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 11.4 inches or falling below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Meadow Vista, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 44 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 27 seconds, and weekly increase of 10 minutes, 12 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 30 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 14 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Meadow Vista is 7:23 AM on January 4 and the earliest sunrise is 12 minutes earlier at 7:11 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:52 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 32 minutes later at 5:24 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Meadow Vista during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:38 AM and sets 14 hours, 55 minutes later, at 8:33 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:19 AM and sets 9 hours, 26 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Meadow Vista is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 10, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
The average hourly wind speed in Meadow Vista is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.3 miles per hour, while on October 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 6.0 miles per hour on January 20.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Meadow Vista is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 2.1 kWh to 2.7 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Meadow Vista are 39.001 deg latitude, -121.022 deg longitude, and 1,795 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Meadow Vista contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 643 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,831 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,700 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (9,911 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Meadow Vista is covered by shrubs (76%) and trees (20%), within 10 miles by shrubs (47%) and trees (26%), and within 50 miles by trees (39%) and cropland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Meadow Vista year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Meadow Vista.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Meadow Vista according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Meadow Vista is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Meadow Vista and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Auburn Municipal Airport (87%, 7 kilometers, southwest); Placerville Airport (10%, 39 kilometers, southeast); and Blue Canyon-Nyack Airport (2.6%, 41 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .