January weather forecast and climate
Delaware, USA

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Weather in January

January is the coldest month of the year in Delaware with frigid nights statewide. The skies are gray, and the sunshine limits to an average of 4 hours a day. The coastal regions are warmer than the interior, but temperatures may drop below 25°F (-3.9°C) in the night. Temperatures are usually in the cold zone of 25°F (-3.9°C) to 44°F (6.7°C) zone, and the precipitation is occasionally icy. The short days see a drastic reduction in sunlight as sweaters and jackets rule the roost.
Wilmington in the north receives up to 6" (152mm) of snow during a typical year. New Year sees 3" (76mm) to 5" (127mm) of snow on the ground in many places.
Indoor activities are in vogue, but outdoor lovers enjoy the beautiful landscape under a blanket of snow. Ice skating rinks are popular in the cold season. Heavy coats provide much-needed warmth at the peak of the cold season. The New Year week in the month of January is the coldest period in Delaware.


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