Memphis - Recent January Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the January weather in Memphis, Tennessee 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 Memphis had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at the Memphis International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

January temperature averages by year in Memphis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
46 29 2018 8 -2
57 41 2017 14 5
50 32 2016 10 0
50 32 2015 10 0
48 25 2014 9 -4
54 36 2013 12 2
58 37 2012 14 3
47 31 2011 8 -1
45 29 2010 7 -2
Number of days in January when the temperature in Memphis 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
0 19 2018 0
0 7 2017 4
0 18 2016 1
0 12 2015 0
0 24 2014 0
0 17 2013 4
0 12 2012 3
0 19 2011 1
0 20 2010 0

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Memphis 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 Memphis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
10 2018 4.0 102
13 2017 4.3 108
7 2016 2.3 58
7 2015 1.3 33
8 2014 3.2 80
11 2013 9.7 247
8 2012 1.7 44
10 2011 1.5 38
9 2010 3.9 100

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Memphis for January and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
1 2018 2.5 6
1 2017 2.0 5
0 2016 0.3 1
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.0 0
3 2011 6.1 15
1 2010 1.4 4
Reference

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

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