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

Period of Record: 1901-Present

 Maximum TemperatureMinimum TemperatureRainfallSnowfall
DateHighYearLowYearHighYearLowYearMaximumYearMaximumYear
01 61197312191842(1979)-3 (1918)0.931961 7.81971
02 58193010192245(1911)-6 (1968)0.851979 8.91987
03 602000 6191850(2000)-5 (1918)1.311960 6.31919
04 671950 9190454(1950)-9 (1981)0.722004 8.91994
05 611993 5190450(2007)-15(1904)1.351949 2.01912
06 642007 9191252(1946)-8 (1904)1.091962 3.01948
07 63199814194250(1998) 3(1988)1.131979 5.51996
08 672008 6196852(1930)-8 (1942)0.85197815.51996
09 621998 5197048(1935)-7 (1968)1.111978 7.41926
10 571939 6198239(2000)-7 (2004)0.612000 4.01974
11 661975 8198246(1975)-7 (1968)1.081924 8.01922
12 541932 8196837(1928)-10(1981)0.811918 7.81996
13 691932 5191454(1932)-13(1981)0.87196418.31964
14 691932 9200449(1995)-10(1914)1.382005 6.01923
15 661937 8200460(1995)-10(1957)1.521918 5.41983
16 621995 8199442(1995)-4 (2004)1.741924 4.11954
17 601990 2197742(1913)-10(1977)1.05199416.41994
18 602006 8197739(1937)-7 (1982)1.332006 4.81930
19 621996-2199446(1986)-15(1904)2.06199614.51936
20 63195112198438(1927)-11(1994)0.771995 9.11978
21 671906 3198540(1927)-21(1994)1.391959 3.52011
22 66190610196154(1906)-11(1984)0.901904 9.31987
23 68190610193641(1999)-8 (1936)1.021915 8.51966
24 621967 8193542(1969)-8 (2011)1.111979 8.01948
25 671967 6194551(1967)-5 (1961)1.232010 8.71905
26 67195011194544(1950)-5 (1961)0.981986 7.41986
27 69191611200546(1916)-6 (1927)1.091996 2.81986
28 60191610196640(1944)-11(1925)0.702009 7.51943
29 622002 6197738(1970)-7 (1977)1.361990 5.41925
30 661947 8190839(1989)-3 (1948)1.091939 9.01966
31 63191614192037(1916)-7 (1948)0.461982 4.01949


January Extremes: Daily
  • Record High: 69 °F on the 8th in 1932
  • 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
  • Highest Snowfall: 18.3" on the 13th in 1964
Daily Top Five:

Highest Temperature (°F)
RankHighestDateYear
169141932
269131932
369271916
468231906
56782008


Lowest Temperature (°F)
RankLowestDateYear
1-21211994
2-15191904
3-1551904
4-14211985
5-13191994


Highest Rainfall (inches)
RankHighestDateYear
12.06191996
21.86191936
31.74161924
41.52151918
51.39211959


Month's Top Five:

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

Warmest:
RankValueYear
139.51932
237.61950
337.21913
435.41937
535.31933


Coldest:
RankValueYear
115.01977
217.51918
317.71970
418.51904
518.72004


Month's Precipitation (Normal: 2.37"):

Wettest:
RankValueYear
16.481979
26.401996
35.352005
45.331978
54.851999


Driest:
RankValueYear
10.391980
20.471940
40.521970
30.571955
50.611985


Month's Snowfall (Normal: 14.2"):

Greatest:
RankValueYear
142.31994
237.51996
329.61987
428.81978
527.91964


Least:
RankValueYear
10.32005
20.71947
30.81911
41.11944
51.41980


Page last updated: 02.07.2012


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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