Average Weather in January in East Wenatchee Bench Washington, United States
In East Wenatchee Bench, the month of January is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 5°F, from 33°F to 38°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 47°F or dropping below 22°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 25°F to 28°F, rarely falling below 13°F or exceeding 36°F.
For reference, on July 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in East Wenatchee Bench typically range from 64°F to 90°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 25°F to 33°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 East Wenatchee Bench experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 64% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66% on January 15.
The clearest day of the month is January 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 37% of the time.
For reference, on January 15, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 81%.
Cloud Cover in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In East Wenatchee Bench, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is decreasing, starting the month at 31% and ending it at 27%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on November 28, and its lowest chance is 5% on August 5.
Over the course of January in East Wenatchee Bench, the chance of a day with only rain increases from 10% to 15%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 6% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow decreases from 14% to 7%.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in East Wenatchee Bench is essentially constant, remaining about 1.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 2.6 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 1.1 inches on January 12.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. As with rainfall, we consider the liquid-equivalent snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during January in East Wenatchee Bench is decreasing, starting the month at 1.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.4 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in January
Over the course of January in East Wenatchee Bench, the length of the day is rapidly increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 1 hour, 1 minute, implying an average daily increase of 2 minutes, 2 seconds, and weekly increase of 14 minutes, 17 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 8 hours, 33 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 9 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in East Wenatchee Bench is 7:48 AM on January 1 and the earliest sunrise is 21 minutes earlier at 7:27 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:21 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 40 minutes later at 5:01 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in East Wenatchee Bench 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 5:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 58 minutes later, at 9:01 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:45 AM and sets 8 hours, 27 minutes later, at 4:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in East Wenatchee Bench is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 6, 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 East Wenatchee Bench is essentially constant during January, remaining around 2.6 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 21, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.4 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.5 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in East Wenatchee Bench is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 1.2 kWh to 1.8 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 East Wenatchee Bench are 47.426 deg latitude, -120.281 deg longitude, and 945 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of East Wenatchee Bench contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,070 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 999 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,285 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,747 feet).
The area within 2 miles of East Wenatchee Bench is covered by artificial surfaces (49%), shrubs (28%), and cropland (11%), within 10 miles by shrubs (56%) and cropland (13%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (49%) and trees (21%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in East Wenatchee Bench 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in East Wenatchee Bench.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and East Wenatchee Bench 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 East Wenatchee Bench is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between East Wenatchee Bench and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pangborn Field (87%, 7 kilometers, southeast); Bowers Field (8%, 47 kilometers, southwest); Stampede Pass (2.3%, 81 kilometers, west); and Omak Airport (2.2%, 129 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .