Weather in Newfoundland, Canada in January

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Visiting Newfoundland, Canada in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 1°C (34°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 24% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 19.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland. Sea temperatures are a cold 1°C (33°F). January is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Newfoundland in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Newfoundland in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland.

January has average maximum temperatures of 1°C (34°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 24% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 19.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Newfoundland in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, with the sea water at 1°C (33°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Newfoundland?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Newfoundland.

January has average maximum temperatures of 1°C (34°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 24% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.7cm (3.4inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 19.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Newfoundland. Sea temperatures are a cold 1°C (33°F). January is too cold for swimming in Newfoundland for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Newfoundland warm in January?

No, Newfoundland is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in January is 1°C (34°F). The average maximum temperature is 3°C (38°) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in January is -2°C (29°F). The average temperature is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and -3°C (28°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Newfoundland in January?

The average day light hours per day in Newfoundland in January are 8.9. The sunshine percentage is 24% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Newfoundland in January

The average maximum temperature in Newfoundland in January is 1°C (34°F). The average maximum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and -0°C (32°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Newfoundland in January is -2°C (29°F). The average temperature is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and -3°C (28°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Newfoundland in January is -5°C (24°F). The minimum temperature is -2°C (28°F) in the previous month and -5°C (23°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Newfoundland in January

During January the average day light hours are 8.9 per day in Newfoundland. The sunshine percentage is 24% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Newfoundland in January is typically 0.9 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Newfoundland in January

The average sea water temperature in Newfoundland in January is 0.8°C (33.4°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Newfoundland in January

The average total rainfall in Newfoundland in January is 8.7cm (3.4inches) and on average there are 19.2 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Newfoundland in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Newfoundland in January is -0°C (31°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 2°C (35°F) in the previous month and -2°C (-2°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Newfoundland in January is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.6% in the previous month and 93.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Newfoundland in January is typically 82.4%. The average relative humidity is 80.9% in the previous month and 81.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Newfoundland in January

The average maximum wind speed in Newfoundland in January is typically 49KM/H (30MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 47KM/H (29MPH) in the previous month and 46KM/H (28MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Newfoundland in January is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average wind speed is 30KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Newfoundland in January is from the West.

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