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January Daily Records for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Avoca), PA

Period of Record: 1955-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 61197318197042(1979) 0(1968)0.931961 7.81971
02 56200018196835(1955)-6 (1968)0.851979 8.91987
03 60200016201050(2000) 4(1981)1.311960 3.61974
04 62200011198142(1998)-9 (1981)0.722004 8.91994
05 61199314196850(2007) 1(1996)0.681993 1.21972
06 64200710199647(1998)-4 (1996)1.091962 2.71981
07 63199817199650(1998) 3(1988)1.131979 5.51996
08 672008 6196851(1998)-3 (1968)0.85197815.51996
09 621998 5197039(1975)-7 (1968)1.111978 4.01974
10 482002 6198239(2000)-7 (2004)0.612000 4.01974
11 661975 8198246(1975)-7 (1968)1.052008 4.02011
12 522006 8196838(2012)-10(1981)0.691996 7.81996
13 60200514197739(2007)-13(1981)0.87196418.31964
14 661995 9200449(1995)-8 (1957)1.382005 4.21978
15 651995 8200460(1995)-10(1957)0.881962 5.41983
16 621995 8199442(1995)-4 (2004)0.431959 3.32013
17 601990 2197738(1995)-10(1977)1.05199416.41994
18 602006 8197738(1990)-7 (1982)1.332006 2.81975
19 621996-2199446(1986)-13(1994)2.061996 4.81987
20 56200612198437(1995)-11(1994)0.771995 9.11978
21 641959 3198536(1964)-21(1994)1.391959 3.82012
22 62195910196140(1957)-11(1984)0.701987 9.31987
23 61199911197641(1999)-6 (1976)0.591982 8.51966
24 621967 9196342(1969)-8 (2011)1.111979 2.51971
25 67196713196351(1967)-5 (1961)1.232010 6.81988
26 60197813196642(1967)-5 (1961)0.981986 7.41986
27 60197411200542(1974)-5 (1987)1.091996 2.81986
28 57200210196634(1990)-6 (2005)0.702009 3.41964
29 622002 6197738(1970)-7 (1977)1.361990 4.21990
30 63201312197748(2013)-1 (1961)0.622000 9.01966
31 58197415197134(2001) 0(1977)0.461982 1.81967


January Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 67 °F on the 8th in 2008
  • Record Low: -21 °F on the 21th in 1994
  • Lowest Maximum: -2 °F on the 19th in 1994
  • Highest Minimum: 60 °F on the 15th in 1995
  • Highest Rainfall: 2.06" on the 19th in 1996
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
16782008
267251967
36681998
466141995
566111975


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-21211994
2-14211985
3-13191994
4-13131981
5-11201994


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.06191996
21.39211959
31.38142005
41.37211979
51.36291990


Highest Snowfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
118.3131964
216.4171994
315.5 81996
4 9.3221987
5 9.1201978


Month's Top Five:

Month's Average Temperature (Normal: 25.8 °F):

Warmest:
RankValueYear
135.21990
234.92006
334.11998
433.42002
532.91995


Coldest:
RankValueYear
115.01977
217.71970
318.72004
418.71982
518.71994


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.37"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
16.481979
26.401996
35.352005
45.331978
54.851999


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.391980
20.441955
30.521970
40.611985
50.631981


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 14.2"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
142.31994
237.51996
329.61987
428.81978
527.91964


Least:
RankValueYear
10.32005
21.41980
32.11989
42.72006
52.71969


Page last updated: 03/28/2013


Please note this information is preliminary and subject to revision. Official and certified climatic data can be accessed at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/ncdc.html).


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