January weather forecast and climate
South Thomaston, ME

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in South Thomaston, Maine, with average temperature ranging between min 22.1°F (-5.5°C) and max 31.8°F (-0.1°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°F (-5.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In January, in South Thomaston, Maine, the rain falls for 7.9 days. Throughout January, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in South Thomaston, Maine, there are 144.8 rainfall days, and 30.63" (778mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall in South Thomaston. Snow falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In South Thomaston, in January, the average water temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C).
Note: At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in South Thomaston is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In South Thomaston, Maine, the average sunshine is 4.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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 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. 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 South Thomaston?

With an average high-temperature of 31.8°F (-0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 22.1°F (-5.5°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the average humidity in January in South Thomaston?

In South Thomaston, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How much does it rain in South Thomaston in January?

In South Thomaston, Maine, in January, during 7.9 rainfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in South Thomaston?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 2.83" (72mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in South Thomaston in January?

In January, it is snowing for 8.5 days. Throughout January, 2.83" (72mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in South Thomaston?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.2°F (5.1°C). Swimming in 41.2°F (5.1°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the average length of the day in January in South Thomaston?

In January, the average length of the day in South Thomaston is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does South Thomaston have in January?

In South Thomaston, Maine, the average sunshine in January is 4.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in South Thomaston?

Months with the lowest UV index in South Thomaston, Maine, are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in South Thomaston?

In South Thomaston, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average temperature in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (68.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.1°F).

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Average pressure in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average pressure in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average pressure in January: 29.96"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (30.04").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average wind speed in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average wind speed in January: 14.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (14.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (8.2mph).

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Average humidity in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average humidity in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average rainfall in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average rainfall days in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average snowfall in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.83"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.83").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average snowfall days in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average sea temperature in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.8°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
South Thomaston, ME

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average sunshine days in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average sunshine days in January: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average UV index in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
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
South Thomaston, ME

Average cloud cover in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average cloud cover in January: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
South Thomaston, ME

Average visibility in January - South Thomaston, ME
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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