January weather forecast
West Ocean City, MD

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in West Ocean City, Maryland, with an average temperature ranging between min 34.2°F (1.2°C) and max 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 34.2°F (1.2°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity in West Ocean City are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8.9 days and accumulates 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In West Ocean City, Maryland, snow falls for 2.8 days, with typically accumulated 0.35" (9mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in West Ocean City, there are 8.1 snowfall days, and 1.22" (31mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).
Note: Swimming in 44.2°F (6.8°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.

Daylight

In West Ocean City, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 52min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of January, in West Ocean City, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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. 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 West Ocean City?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 42.4°F (5.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in West Ocean City?

In West Ocean City, in January, the average high-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 34.2°F (1.2°C).

What is the least humid month in West Ocean City?

January and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in West Ocean City?

In January, the average relative humidity in West Ocean City is 74%.

What is the driest month in West Ocean City?

The month with the least rainfall in West Ocean City is January, when the rain falls for 8.9 days and typically collects 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in West Ocean City in January?

In January, the rain falls for 8.9 days. Throughout January, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in West Ocean City in January?

In West Ocean City, Maryland, during January, snow falls for 2.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.35" (9mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in West Ocean City?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C). Swimming in 44.2°F (6.8°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 West Ocean City?

The average day length in January in West Ocean City, Maryland, is 9h and 52min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in West Ocean City?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:17 am and sunset at 4:50 pm. On the last day of the month, in West Ocean City, Maryland, sunrise is at 7:06 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does West Ocean City have in January?

In West Ocean City, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in West Ocean City?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in West Ocean City?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average temperature in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average high temperature in January: 42.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (42.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 34.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (74.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (34.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average pressure in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average pressure in January: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average wind speed in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average humidity in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average rainfall in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.56").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.46").

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Average rainfall days in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average rainfall days in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average snowfall in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.35"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.39").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average snowfall days in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average sea temperature in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average sea temperature in January: 44.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (41.9°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 52min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 47min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 33min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average sunshine days in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average UV index in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average cloud cover in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
West Ocean City, MD

Average visibility in January - West Ocean City, MD
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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