Average Weather in January in Stuart Iowa, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 32°F, rarely falling below 15°F or exceeding 49°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 32°F on January 5.
Daily low temperatures are around 16°F, rarely falling below -4°F or exceeding 32°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 15°F on January 21.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Stuart typically range from 66°F to 85°F, while on January 21, the coldest day of the year, they range from 15°F to 32°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
Çalxanqala, Azerbaijan (6,302 miles away); Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (6,574 miles); and Yanggu, South Korea (6,332 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Stuart (view comparison).
The month of January in Stuart experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 53% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 48% of the time.
For reference, on February 13, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 54%, while on August 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 71%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Stuart, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 9% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 44% on June 7, and its lowest chance is 8% on January 11.
Over the course of January in Stuart, the chance of a day with only rain remains an essentially constant 3% throughout, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain remains an essentially constant 1% throughout, and the chance of a day with only snow remains an essentially constant 5% throughout.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Stuart is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.0 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.2 inches on January 21.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
The average sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall during January in Stuart is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 0.8 inches or falling to 0.0 inches.
Average Monthly Liquid-Equivalent Snowfall in January
Over the course of January in Stuart, 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, 35 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 8 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 2 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Stuart is 7:43 AM on January 5 and the earliest sunrise is 14 minutes earlier at 7:29 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:58 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 34 minutes later at 5:32 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Stuart 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 5:43 AM and sets 15 hours, 11 minutes later, at 8:54 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:40 AM and sets 9 hours, 10 minutes later, at 4:50 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Stuart is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 22, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 56% 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 Stuart is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 12.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 1, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 13.0 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
The growing season in Stuart typically lasts for 5.8 months (176 days), from around April 18 to around October 12, rarely starting before April 1 or after May 6, and rarely ending before September 23 or after October 31.
The month of January in Stuart 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 Stuart 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 Stuart is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 1.9 kWh to 2.6 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 Stuart are 41.503 deg latitude, -94.319 deg longitude, and 1,181 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Stuart contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 194 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,178 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (469 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (801 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Stuart is covered by cropland (96%), within 10 miles by cropland (92%), and within 50 miles by cropland (91%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Stuart 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Stuart.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Stuart 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 Stuart is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Stuart and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Perry Municipal Airport (27%, 38 kilometers, north); Audubon County Airport (16%, 54 kilometers, northwest); Creston Municipal Airport (16%, 55 kilometers, south); Des Moines International Airport (16%, 56 kilometers, east); Atlantic Municipal Airport (14%, 62 kilometers, west); and Osceola Municipal Airport (11%, 73 kilometers, southeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .