Average Weather in January in Weldon California, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 3°F, from 53°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 66°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 35°F, rarely falling below 26°F or exceeding 43°F.
For reference, on July 26, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Weldon typically range from 66°F to 93°F, while on December 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 34°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 Weldon experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 43% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 26, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 58% of the time.
For reference, on February 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 47%, while on August 13, 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 Weldon, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 16% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 20% on February 21, and its lowest chance is 0% on June 24.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Weldon is essentially constant, remaining about 1.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.8 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 1.6 inches on January 3.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Weldon, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 38 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 16 seconds, and weekly increase of 8 minutes, 53 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 48 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Weldon is 7:03 AM on January 6 and the earliest sunrise is 10 minutes earlier at 6:53 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:50 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 29 minutes later at 5:19 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Weldon 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 5:37 AM and sets 14 hours, 35 minutes later, at 8:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:59 AM and sets 9 hours, 45 minutes later, at 4:43 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Weldon is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 11, 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 Weldon is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 6.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on May 6, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.6 miles per hour, while on October 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.2 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 6.3 miles per hour on January 10.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
The growing season in Weldon typically lasts for 8.1 months (250 days), from around March 15 to around November 20, rarely starting before February 9 or after April 14, and rarely ending before October 30 or after December 10.
The month of January in Weldon is very likely fully outside of the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season reaching a low of 0% on January 5.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Weldon are gradually increasing during January, increasing by 39°F, from 0°F to 39°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Weldon is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 2.9 kWh to 3.6 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 Weldon are 35.666 deg latitude, -118.290 deg longitude, and 2,808 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Weldon contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,358 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,761 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (5,656 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (11,785 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Weldon is covered by cropland (50%), shrubs (25%), and grassland (25%), within 10 miles by shrubs (70%) and trees (13%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (58%) and grassland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Weldon 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 Weldon.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Weldon 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 Weldon is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Weldon and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport (40%, 54 kilometers, east); Tehachapi Municipal Airport (29%, 61 kilometers, south); Meadows Field (16%, 74 kilometers, west); and Porterville Municipal Airport (15%, 81 kilometers, northwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .