Average Weather in January in Pixley California, United States
Daily low temperatures increase by 2°F, from 37°F to 39°F, rarely falling below 28°F or exceeding 48°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pixley typically range from 64°F to 98°F, while on December 30, the coldest day of the year, they range from 37°F to 56°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
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The month of January in Pixley experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 45% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on February 21, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on August 9, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 91%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Pixley, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 19% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 9.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Pixley is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.9 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.3 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.3 inches on January 2.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Pixley, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 39 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 18 seconds, and weekly increase of 9 minutes, 4 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 47 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 25 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Pixley is 7:08 AM on January 6 and the earliest sunrise is 10 minutes earlier at 6:58 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:54 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 29 minutes later at 5:23 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pixley 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 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 36 minutes later, at 8:17 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:04 AM and sets 9 hours, 43 minutes later, at 4:46 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pixley is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 19, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on November 13, 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 Pixley is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 31, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.6 miles per hour, while on November 12, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.2 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 4.3 miles per hour on January 21.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
The growing season in Pixley typically lasts for 9.8 months (298 days), from around February 8 to around December 3, rarely starting after March 17, or ending before November 15.
The month of January in Pixley is more likely than not fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 12% to 41% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Pixley are gradually increasing during January, increasing by 56°F, from 0°F to 56°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pixley is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 2.6 kWh to 3.2 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 Pixley are 35.969 deg latitude, -119.292 deg longitude, and 272 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pixley is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 39 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 271 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (230 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (11,749 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pixley is covered by cropland (98%), within 10 miles by cropland (92%), and within 50 miles by cropland (49%) and grassland (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pixley 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 Pixley.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pixley 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 Pixley is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pixley and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Porterville Municipal Airport (62%, 22 kilometers, east); Visalia Municipal Airport (26%, 40 kilometers, north); and Meadows Field (13%, 63 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .