Average Snowfall for Illinois in January





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities in Illinois. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Chicago Area, Northern Illinois, Central Illinois and Southern Illinois.

Chicago Area

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.1 Aurora 7.8 19.8
6.5 Chicago Botanical Garden 11.2 28.4
8.1 Chicago Midway Airport 11.5 29.2
8.2 Chicago O'Hare Airport 10.8 27.4
6.0 Elgin 9.2 23.4

Northern Illinois

January snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
6.5 Antioch 12.7 32.3
7.4 DeKalb 10.1 25.7
5.5 Dixon 11.2 28.4
5.8 Freeport 9.0 22.9
7.1 Moline 9.4 23.9
8.2 Rockford 10.2 25.9

Central Illinois

Average snow for January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.7 Cahokia 5.0 12.7
3.6 Danville 4.8 12.2
5.8 Peoria 6.9 17.5
4.9 Quincy 7.3 18.5
5.4 Springfield 6.4 16.3
5.2 Urbana 6.8 17.3

Southern Illinois

Average total snowfall in January
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.4 Cairo 1.6 4.1
2.5 Marion 4.2 10.7
2.4 Mt Vernon 3.6 9.1
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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