Cleveland - Recent January Temperatures, Rain & Snow





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

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 and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Cleveland had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

January temperature averages by year in Cleveland
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
35 19 2018 2 -7
41 28 2017 5 -2
36 21 2016 2 -6
31 16 2015 -1 -9
30 14 2014 -1 -10
37 24 2013 3 -5
39 26 2012 4 -4
29 18 2011 -2 -8
32 22 2010 0 -5
Number of days in January when the temperature in Cleveland dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
3 26 2018 0
0 17 2017 0
0 28 2016 0
3 30 2015 0
6 26 2014 0
0 25 2013 0
0 26 2012 0
1 31 2011 0
0 25 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

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

Total precipitation for January in Cleveland
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
16 2018 2.3 58
20 2017 4.8 122
15 2016 1.4 35
18 2015 2.9 75
21 2014 2.0 51
14 2013 2.2 55
20 2012 3.2 82
18 2011 1.9 49
17 2010 1.7 43

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Cleveland for January and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
4 2018 12.0 30
4 2017 11.5 29
3 2016 7.6 19
5 2015 15.1 38
5 2014 23.7 60
2 2013 5.4 14
10 2012 18.1 46
7 2011 21.5 55
6 2010 18.7 47
Reference

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

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