Precipitation was below normal for January, according to the monthly weather summary by J.D. Rogers, local observer for the National Weather Service.

    Rogers recorded a total of 3.79 inches of precipitation in January.  

Normally, the local precipitation during the month is 4.39 inches.

    Snowfall was well below the average in January, according to the report. Rogers recorded only 1.2 inches of snow, compared to the norm of 5.7 inches.

    He noted that the maximum snow on the ground during January was only a trace, or less than half an inch.

    Mild weather continued, as the average temperature in January was more than five degrees above normal. The average last month was 38.9 degrees, compared to the normal January temperature of 33.2 degrees.

    The minimum temperature for the month was 14 degrees, which was recorded on January 3.

    The maximum temperature was 63 degrees, which was recorded on January 31.

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