Average Weather in January in Rugāji Latvia
Daily high temperatures are around 28°F, rarely falling below 10°F or exceeding 39°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 19°F to 16°F, rarely falling below -5°F or exceeding 34°F.
For reference, on July 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Rugāji typically range from 55°F to 73°F, while on February 5, the coldest day of the year, they range from 15°F to 27°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
Prince George, Canada (4,593 miles away); Calgary, Canada (4,658 miles); and Dover, Vermont, United States (4,138 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Rugāji (view comparison).
The month of January in Rugāji experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 79% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 80% on January 2.
The clearest day of the month is January 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 22% of the time.
For reference, on January 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 80%, while on July 18, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 56%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Rugāji, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 21%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 39% on June 26, and its lowest chance is 18% on March 1.
Over the course of January in Rugāji, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 9% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 5% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 9% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Rugāji is essentially constant, remaining about 0.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches.
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 Rugāji is essentially constant, remaining about 0.5 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.1 inches or falling below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in January
Over the course of January in Rugāji, 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, 34 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 3 minutes, 9 seconds, and weekly increase of 22 minutes, 1 second.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 6 hours, 52 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 8 hours, 26 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Rugāji is 8:49 AM on January 1 and the earliest sunrise is 37 minutes earlier at 8:12 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 3:40 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 57 minutes later at 4:38 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Rugāji during 2021, 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 4:16 AM and sets 17 hours, 53 minutes later, at 10:10 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:48 AM and sets 6 hours, 43 minutes later, at 3:30 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for January 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Rugāji is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 6% 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Rugāji is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.3 miles per hour of 11.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.6 miles per hour, while on July 22, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.9 miles per hour.
The highest daily average wind speed during January is 11.6 miles per hour on January 24.
Average Wind Speed in January
The wind direction in Rugāji during January is predominantly out of the west from January 1 to January 29 and the south from January 29 to January 31.
Wind Direction in January
The growing season in Rugāji typically lasts for 5.0 months (151 days), from around May 7 to around October 5, rarely starting before April 17 or after May 26, and rarely ending before September 14 or after October 26.
The month of January in Rugāji 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 Rugāji are essentially constant during January, remaining around 0°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Rugāji is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 0.6 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Rugāji are 57.000 deg latitude, 27.133 deg longitude, and 325 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Rugāji is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 89 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 343 feet. Within 10 miles is essentially flat (190 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (909 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Rugāji is covered by trees (48%), cropland (34%), and grassland (14%), within 10 miles by trees (60%) and cropland (20%), and within 50 miles by trees (54%) and cropland (25%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Rugāji, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Rugāji.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Rugāji 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 Rugāji is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Rugāji and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pskov Airport (67%, 116 kilometers, northeast) and Riga (33%, 187 kilometers, west).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .