January weather forecast
Bethel, ME

A wooden closed bridge with beautiful yellow and green trees on both sides in Bethel, Maine
A wooden closed bridge with beautiful yellow and green trees on both sides in Bethel, Maine

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Bethel, Maine, with average temperature varying between 23.9°F (-4.5°C) and 10°F (-12.2°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 23.9°F (-4.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 10°F (-12.2°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Bethel is 86%.

Rainfall

In Bethel, during 10.3 rainfall days, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 153 rainfall days, and 27.52" (699mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Bethel are January through May, October through December. In Bethel, Maine, during January, snow falls for 15.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 10" (254mm) of snow. Throughout the year, there are 76.9 snowfall days, and 52.13" (1324mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Bethel, Maine, the average length of the day in January is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Bethel is 4.6h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Bethel, Maine, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Bethel?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 23.9°F (-4.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 10°F (-12.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Bethel?

In Bethel, the average relative humidity in January is 86%.

How much does it rain in Bethel in January?

In Bethel, in January, during 10.3 rainfall days, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Bethel in January?

In Bethel, Maine, in January, during 15.3 snowfall days, 10" (254mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Bethel have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Bethel, Maine, is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bethel have in January?

In Bethel, Maine, the average sunshine in January is 4.6h.

How high is the UV index in January in Bethel?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Bethel, ME

Average temperature in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 23.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 10°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10°F).

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Average pressure in January
Bethel, ME

Average pressure in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average pressure in January: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.05").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in January
Bethel, ME

Average wind speed in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Bethel, ME

Average humidity in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Bethel, ME

Average rainfall in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in January
Bethel, ME

Average rainfall days in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April and May (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Bethel, ME

Average snowfall in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 10"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (11.54").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Bethel, ME

Average snowfall days in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 15.3 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (15.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Bethel, ME

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Bethel, ME

Average sunshine days in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Bethel, ME

Average UV index in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Bethel, ME

Average cloud cover in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average cloud cover in January: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 55).
Months with the least cloud cover are July, August and September (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in January
Bethel, ME

Average visibility in January - Bethel, ME
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, October, November and December (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, July, August and September (4mi).

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