January weather forecast
Richmond, ME

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Richmond, Maine, with an average temperature varying between 16.2°F (-8.8°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.2°F (-2.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Richmond is 81%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, during January, the rain falls for 6.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 139 rainfall days, and 27.56" (700mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Richmond are January through May, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall in Richmond. Snow falls for 9.4 days and accumulates 5.28" (134mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Richmond, the average seawater temperature in January is 40.8°F (4.9°C).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 20min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:11 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:47 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Richmond is 5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Richmond?

January is the coldest month in Richmond, Maine, with an average high-temperature of 28.2°F (-2.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 16.2°F (-8.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, the average relative humidity in January is 81%.

How many days does it rain in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, during January, the rain falls for 6.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.13" (54mm) of precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Richmond?

The month with the most snowfall in Richmond, Maine, is January, when snow falls for 9.4 days and typically aggregates up to 5.28" (134mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, Maine, in January, during 9.4 snowfall days, 5.28" (134mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Richmond?

In Richmond, Maine, in January, the average water temperature is 40.8°F (4.9°C). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Richmond have in January?

The average day length in January in Richmond is 9h and 20min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Richmond?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:11 pm. On the last day of the month, in Richmond, Maine, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:47 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Richmond?

The months with the lowest UV index in Richmond are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Richmond?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Richmond, Maine, is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Richmond, ME

Average temperature in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 16.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Richmond, ME

Average pressure in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average pressure in January: 29.97"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Richmond, ME

Average wind speed in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Richmond, ME

Average humidity in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average humidity in January: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Richmond, ME

Average rainfall in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.13"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in January
Richmond, ME

Average rainfall days in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Richmond, ME

Average snowfall in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 5.28"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.28").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Richmond, ME

Average snowfall days in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.4 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (9.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Richmond, ME

Average sea temperature in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average sea temperature in January: 40.9°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.7°F).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 57min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Richmond, ME

Average sunshine days in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Richmond, ME

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Richmond, ME

Average cloud cover in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average cloud cover in January: 47

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and April (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in January
Richmond, ME

Average visibility in January - Richmond, ME
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July and August (5mi).

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