Death Valley - Recent January Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the January weather in Death Valley, California was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives January data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each January. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Death Valley had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Furnace Creek in Death Valley National Park.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

January temperature averages by year in Death Valley
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
68 44 2019 20 7
71 44 2018 22 7
67 44 2017 19 6
65 39 2016 18 4
70 43 2015 21 6
73 41 2014 23 5
66 39 2013 19 4
70 38 2012 21 3
66 38 2011 19 3
65 38 2010 18 3
Number of days in January when the temperature in Death Valley dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
2 2019 15
0 2018 15
0 2017 10
4 2016 7
4 2015 18
1 2014 19
3 2013 13
1 2012 17
3 2011 15
5 2010 9

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Death Valley during January in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for January in Death Valley
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
3 2019 0.4 9
3 2018 0.5 12
2 2017 0.2 6
3 2016 0.5 12
2 2015 0.4 11
0 2014 0.0 0
2 2013 0.2 4
1 2012 0.0 1
1 2011 0.1 2
6 2010 1.6 40
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

Death Valley - Recent Years
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