Weather in Rhode Island, United States in January

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

Temperature in Rhode Island in January

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

The average temperature in Rhode Island in January is -1°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and -0° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhode Island in January is -5°. The minimum temperature is -1° in the previous month and -4° in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhode Island in January

The average day light hours per day in Rhode Island in January are 9.5 and there are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island in January

The average sea water temperature in Rhode Island in January is 7.5° which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Rhode Island in January

The average total rainfall in Rhode Island in January is 60cm and on average there are 10.5 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhode Island in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rhode Island in January is -2° 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 Rhode Island in January is typically 84.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.8% in the previous month and 82.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhode Island in January is typically 69.3%. The average relative humidity is 72.3% in the previous month and 66% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhode Island in January

The average maximum wind speed in Rhode Island in January is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rhode Island in January is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 14kmh in the next month.

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

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