January weather forecast
Kensington, MD

Weather in January

January, like December, in Kensington, Maryland, is a wintry winter month, with average temperature varying between 27°F (-2.8°C) and 39.9°F (4.4°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 39.9°F (4.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

In Kensington, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Kensington, Maryland, is January when the rain falls for 8.7 days and typically collects 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 4.3 days and accumulates 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kensington is 9.8h.

Sunshine

January, February and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kensington.

UV index

January, 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 minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 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 Kensington?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 39.9°F (4.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Kensington?

In Kensington, Maryland, the average relative humidity in January is 72%.

What is the driest month in Kensington?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kensington, Maryland. Rain falls for 8.7 days and accumulates 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Kensington?

In Kensington, Maryland, in January, it is raining for 8.7 days, with typically 1.69" (43mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Kensington?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 4.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Kensington?

In Kensington, during January, snow falls for 4.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.6" (66mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Kensington have in January?

In Kensington, Maryland, the average length of the day in January is 9.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kensington?

January, February and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kensington, Maryland.

How many hours of sunshine does Kensington have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Kensington, Maryland, is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kensington?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kensington are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kensington?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Kensington is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Kensington, MD

Average temperature in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average high temperature in January: 39.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (87.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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Average pressure in January
Kensington, MD

Average pressure in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95").

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Average wind speed in January
Kensington, MD

Average wind speed in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Kensington, MD

Average humidity in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Kensington, MD

Average rainfall in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.82").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in January
Kensington, MD

Average rainfall days in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Kensington, MD

Average snowfall in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Kensington, MD

Average snowfall days in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average snowfall days in January: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (4.4 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Kensington, MD

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average daylight in January: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.7h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average sunshine days in January
Kensington, MD

Average sunshine days in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.4 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are May and July (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Kensington, MD

Average UV index in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Kensington, MD

Average cloud cover in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average cloud cover in January: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Kensington, MD

Average visibility in January - Kensington, MD
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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