Average Weather in January in White Pigeon Michigan, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 32°F, rarely falling below 18°F or exceeding 47°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 31°F on January 22.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 2°F, from 21°F to 19°F, rarely falling below 2°F or exceeding 35°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 18°F on January 29.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in White Pigeon typically range from 63°F to 82°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°F to 31°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 White Pigeon experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 66% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66% on January 26.
The clearest day of the month is January 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 35% of the time.
For reference, on January 26, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In White Pigeon, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is decreasing, starting the month at 22% and ending it at 16%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on July 22, and its lowest chance is 16% on February 4.
Over the course of January in White Pigeon, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 11% to 7%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 3% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 8% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in White Pigeon is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.0 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.1 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.8 inches on January 29.
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 White Pigeon is essentially constant, remaining about 0.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.1 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
The highest average 31-day liquid-equivalent accumulation is 0.5 inches on January 5.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in January
Over the course of January in White Pigeon, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 48 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 36 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 15 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 13 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 1 minute of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in White Pigeon is 8:10 AM on January 4 and the earliest sunrise is 14 minutes earlier at 7:55 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:22 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 34 minutes later at 5:56 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in White Pigeon during 2018, 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 6:07 AM and sets 15 hours, 13 minutes later, at 9:21 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:06 AM and sets 9 hours, 8 minutes later, at 5:14 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in White Pigeon is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 26, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 41% 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 White Pigeon is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 12.5 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 15, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.7 miles per hour, while on August 4, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during January is 12.7 miles per hour on January 15.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
White Pigeon is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in White Pigeon is gradually decreasing during January, falling by 3°F, from 40°F to 37°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in January
The growing season in White Pigeon typically lasts for 6.0 months (182 days), from around April 22 to around October 21, rarely starting before April 6 or after May 11, and rarely ending before October 3 or after November 9.
The month of January in White Pigeon is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in White Pigeon are essentially constant during January, remaining within 1°F of 1°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in White Pigeon is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 1.5 kWh to 2.1 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 White Pigeon are 41.798 deg latitude, -85.643 deg longitude, and 810 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of White Pigeon is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 46 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 812 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (266 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (646 feet).
The area within 2 miles of White Pigeon is covered by cropland (84%) and artificial surfaces (16%), within 10 miles by cropland (79%) and trees (14%), and within 50 miles by cropland (73%) and trees (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in White Pigeon 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 White Pigeon.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and White Pigeon 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 White Pigeon is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between White Pigeon and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kirsch Municipal Airport (39%, 18 kilometers, east); Hree Rivers Municipal Dr Haines Airport (37%, 18 kilometers, north); Goshen Municipal Airport (17%, 32 kilometers, south); and Michigan City Municipal Airport-Phillips Field (7%, 54 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .