Average Precipitation for Kansas in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, towns and lakes in Kansas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western Kansas.

Eastern Kansas

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
4 Chanute 1.5 39
6 Fort Scott 1.4 37
6 Independence 1.4 37
3 John Redmond Lake 0.9 24
5 Lawrence 1.0 24
5 Leavenworth 1.1 27
6 Olathe 1.3 33
4 Perry Lake 1.0 24
5 Pomona Lake 1.0 25
6 Topeka 0.9 23

Central Kansas

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Concordia 0.7 17
3 Great Bend 0.7 18
4 Hutchinson 0.7 18
4 Lovewell Reservoir Dam 0.6 16
5 Manhattan 0.6 16
4 Marion Lake 0.8 20
4 Milford Lake 0.7 17
5 Salina 0.7 18
4 Tallgrass Prairie Preserve 0.8 19
3 Tuttle Creek Lake 0.6 15
5 Wichita 0.9 22
3 Wilson Lake 0.6 15

Western Kansas

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
3 Colby 0.4 10
4 Dodge City 0.6 15
3 Elkhart 0.4 11
3 Garden City 0.5 12
4 Goodland 0.3 8
4 Keith Sebelius Reservoir 0.4 11
2 Liberal 0.5 12
2 Webster Reservoir Dam 0.6 15
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Kansas Precipitation
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