Weather in New York, United States in January

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

Temperature in New York in January

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

The average temperature in New York in January is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New York in January is -3°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and -3° in the next month.

Sunshine in New York in January

The average day light hours per day in New York in January are 9.6 and there are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in New York in January is typically 1.8 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 New York in January

The average sea water temperature in New York in January is 4.3° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in New York in January

The average total rainfall in New York in January is 79.4cm and on average there are 12.5 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New York in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New York in January is -3° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -2° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New York in January is typically 77.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 78.7% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New York in January is typically 61.8%. The average relative humidity is 63.9% in the previous month and 59.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New York in January

The average maximum wind speed in New York in January is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 38kmh in the previous month and 39kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in New York in January is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

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

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