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Visiting Cape Cod Beach, Cape Cod, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (38°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 4°C (40°F). January is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

The weather in January at Cape Cod Beach is cold and windy, with a high likelihood of snow and ice. This is not an ideal time for swimming, sunbathing, or water sports, as the water is too cold and the conditions are not favorable. Instead, visitors can enjoy brisk walks on the beach and explore the scenic beauty of the Cape Cod coastline. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Cape Cod Beach in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (38°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Cape Cod Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 4°C (40°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Cape Cod Beach?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Cape Cod Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 3°C (38°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape Cod Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 4°C (40°F). January is too cold for swimming in Cape Cod Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape Cod Beach warm in January?

No, Cape Cod Beach is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is 3°C (38°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°) in the previous month and 4°C (38°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is -0°C (31°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 0°C (32°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Cape Cod Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Cape Cod Beach in January are 9.5. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Cape Cod Beach in January

January is the coldest month in Cape Cod, with average temperatures ranging from 22°F (-6°C) to 38°F (3°C). The beach is practically empty during this time, as it's not ideal for swimming or sunbathing. There are no public holidays or special events that would attract crowds to the beach in January.

Temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is 3°C (38°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 4°C (38°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is -0°C (31°F). The average temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 0°C (32°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is -4°C (26°F). The minimum temperature is -0°C (32°F) in the previous month and -3°C (26°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Cod Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.5 per day in Cape Cod Beach. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Cod Beach in January is typically 1.6 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 Cape Cod Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Cape Cod Beach in January is 4.3°C (39.7°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Cape Cod Beach in January is 8.9cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Cod Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Cod Beach in January is -1°C (30°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 3°C (37°F) in the previous month and -1°C (-1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in January is typically 86.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.8% in the previous month and 85.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Cod Beach in January is typically 72.8%. The average relative humidity is 75% in the previous month and 70.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Cod Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in January is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Cod Beach in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Cod Beach in January is from the West.

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