National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

National Weather Service - Denver/Boulder, Colorado

Denver Area Normals & Extremes for January

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Date Normal High Record High Year Set Record Warmest Minimum Year Set   Normal Low Record Low Year Set Record Coldest Maximum Year Set   Maximum Precipitation Year Set Maximum Snowfall Year Set

1

44

67

1882

42

1918   18

-19

1901

2

1942   0.50 1897 5.0 1897

2

44

72

1997

42

1893   18

-17

1911

5

1911   0.37 1949 7.3 1971

3

44

65

1918^

40

1918^   18

-17

1974

-1

1959   0.48 1874 4.3 1972

4

44

67

1956^

52

1893   18

-16

1974^

2

1942   0.26 1963 4.0 1963

5

44

72

1956^

44

1927   18

-17

1974

4

1974   0.25 1989 5.4 2007

6

45

66

2006^

37

1923^   19

-21

1913

-8

1913   0.47 1920 5.5 1940

7

45

69

2006^

42

1923   19

-18

1913

-8

1937   0.64 1992 13.8 1992

8

45

69

1956^

39

1885   19

-19

1886

3

1937   0.92 1962 12.0 1962

9

45

72

1953

43

1917   19

-29*

1875

-1

1962   0.43 2011 6.5 2011

10

45

71

1990

40

1928^   19

-24

1962

1

1918   0.29 2002 2.2 1963

11

45

67

1936

40

1928   19

-25

1963

-9

1963   0.60 1877 4.2 1946

12

45

70

1953

47

1881   19

-25

1963

-1

1997^   0.22 1992 4.4 1992

13

45

69

1996

41

1936^   19

-20

1875

-2

1875   0.24 1932 3.4 1932

14

45

65

1938^

44

1943   19

-18

1888

-4

1888   0.36 1960 4.0 1959

15

45

68

1912

47

1921   19

-20

1888

2

1930^   0.50 1908 10.1 1987

16

45

64

1923

47

1894   19

-19

1930

0

1886   0.20 2017 2.7 1967

17

45

65

1971

40

1923^   19

-20

1930

-2

1886   0.62 1905 4.0 1930

18

45

65

2017^

38

1920^   19

-19

1984

4

1943   0.28 1980 4.1 1980

19

45

68

1986^

47

1906   19

-20

1883

-9

1883   0.63 1990 7.2 1990

20

45

70

2005

41

1986^   19

-18

1883

-2

1935   0.87 1973 6.9 1973

21

45

71

2009

46

1943   19

-15

1930

-1

1937   0.46 1974 5.7 2018

22

45

68

1981

42

1943^   19

-14

1962

11

1962   0.47 1968 3.4 1979

23

45

69

1981

42

1943   19

-15

1877

9

1894   0.21 1928 3.6 2014

24

45

68

1970

41

1953   19

-18

1872

-4

1872   0.43 1921 8.0 1921

25

45

72

1890

48

1890   19

-20

1872

3

1897   0.36 1967 4.1 1980

26

45

73

1982

47

1888   19

-20

1902

2

1897   0.59 1944 7.0 1944

27

45

76#

1888

42

2015   19

-14

1897

5

1895   0.26 1973 3.0 1899

28

44

69

1888

38

1927   19

-22

1872

4

1951^   0.63 1989 8.6 1989

29

44

67

1920

39

1884   19

-12

1951^

-4

1951   0.60 1883 8.3 1951

30

44

71

1888

45

1971^   19

-10

1985^

5

1918   0.41 1883 4.3 1941

31

44

70

1954

47

1911   19

-24

1951

2

1951   1.22 1883 12.2 1883

 

The Normal High and Low Temperatures are calculated from 1991-2020 data.

The Temperature Extremes range from 1872-Present

^ - Also in Previous Years

# - Highest Temperatures of the Month:  76° on 1/27/1888

* - Lowest Temperature of the Month:  -29° on 1/9/1875 (The lowest temperature in Denver history)

- The January Mean Temperature is 31.7° (from 1991-2020 data)

- Data collected at the Downtown City Office from 1872 thru December 1948, then at the Stapleton Airport Office from

January 1950 thru February 1995, then at Denver International Airport from March 1995 to Present.

 

Updated: 6/24/2021