Weather in Massachusetts, United States in January

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January is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Massachusetts, and not recommended. January is too cold for swimming in Massachusetts for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Massachusetts in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Massachusetts in January

The average maximum temperature in Massachusetts in January is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Massachusetts in January is -0°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Massachusetts in January is -4°. The minimum temperature is -1° in the previous month and -4° in the next month.

Sunshine in Massachusetts in January

The average day light hours per day in Massachusetts in January are 9.5 and there are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts in January

The average sea water temperature in Massachusetts in January is 4.4° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Massachusetts in January

The average total rainfall in Massachusetts in January is 8.2cm and on average there are 14.1 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Massachusetts in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Massachusetts in January is -1° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -1° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Massachusetts in January is typically 86.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.3% in the previous month and 84.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Massachusetts in January is typically 71.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.8% in the previous month and 69.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Massachusetts in January

The average maximum wind speed in Massachusetts in January is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Massachusetts in January is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Massachusetts in January is from the West-Northwest.

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