Ottumwa January Weather

Averages and records for weather in Ottumwa, Iowa in the month of January.
Typical Ottumwa January Weather
1991–2020
Average daily high 31.4 °F
Average daily low 14.4 °F
Average monthly precipitation 1.0 inches
Daily chance of precipitation 22.9%
Ottumwa January Weather Records
1894–2024
Highest temperature 71 °F January 31, 1989
Lowest temperature -36 °F January 22, 1930
Highest daily low 49 °F January 30, 1988
Lowest daily high -9 °F January 14, 2024
Hottest average high temperature 47.2 °F 1933
Coldest average high temperature 16.0 °F 1979
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches January 20, 1904
Most monthly precipitation 4.1 inches 1898
Note: Daily averages are a moving average which includes 14 days before and after
Day Average (°F) Record (°F)
High Low High Low
January 1 33.0 16.5 64 -20
January 2 32.8 16.3 62 -19
January 3 32.6 16.1 56 -17
January 4 32.4 15.8 65 -28
January 5 32.2 15.4 65 -20
January 6 32.0 15.1 58 -16
January 7 31.9 15.0 62 -16
January 8 32.0 15.1 69 -17
January 9 31.9 15.1 62 -17
January 10 31.7 15.0 60 -23
January 11 31.7 14.8 55 -12
January 12 31.6 14.7 60 -28
January 13 31.5 14.5 60 -20
January 14 31.4 14.5 65 -21
January 15 31.4 14.5 59 -20
January 16 31.3 14.3 61 -20
January 17 31.4 14.4 63 -16
January 18 31.4 14.4 59 -22
January 19 31.5 14.5 60 -21
January 20 31.6 14.6 64 -25
January 21 31.7 14.6 63 -21
January 22 31.7 14.7 64 -36
January 23 31.8 14.8 68 -21
January 24 31.8 14.9 60 -17
January 25 31.7 14.9 60 -20
January 26 31.7 14.8 65 -14
January 27 31.7 14.8 63 -16
January 28 31.9 14.9 60 -20
January 29 32.0 14.9 61 -20
January 30 32.2 15.1 65 -21
January 31 32.4 15.3 71 -21
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1949–2024 Ottumwa Industrial Airport location
1894–1948 Ottumwa 1 WSW location