January weather forecast
Fall River, MA

Weather in January

January, like December, in Fall River, Massachusetts, is another cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 25.2°F (-3.8°C) and max 36°F (2.2°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 36°F (2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.2°F (-3.8°C), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Fall River is 76%.

Rainfall

In Fall River, it is raining for 7.7 days, with typically 1.46" (37mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fall River, there are 135.4 rainfall days, and 18.31" (465mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. In Fall River, during 5.9 snowfall days, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fall River, there are 21.2 snowfall days, and 7.17" (182mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Fall River, Massachusetts,, the average water temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°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

The average length of the day in Fall River is 9.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Fall River are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. 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 Fall River?

With an average high-temperature of 36°F (2.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.2°F (-3.8°C), January is the coldest month in Fall River, Massachusetts.

What is the average humidity in January in Fall River?

In Fall River, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

How much does it rain in Fall River in January?

In Fall River, Massachusetts, during January, the rain falls for 7.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Fall River in January?

In Fall River, Massachusetts, in January, during 5.9 snowfall days, 1.61" (41mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Fall River?

In Fall River, in January, the average water temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C). Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°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 Fall River?

The average length of the day in January in Fall River is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fall River have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Fall River?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Fall River?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Fall River, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Fall River, MA

Average temperature in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average high temperature in January: 36°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Fall River, MA

Average pressure in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in January
Fall River, MA

Average wind speed in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Fall River, MA

Average humidity in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Fall River, MA

Average rainfall in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.97").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in January
Fall River, MA

Average rainfall days in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (6.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Fall River, MA

Average snowfall in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.61"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.13").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Fall River, MA

Average snowfall days in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 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
Fall River, MA

Average sea temperature in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Fall River, MA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

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Average sunshine days in January
Fall River, MA

Average sunshine days in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in January
Fall River, MA

Average UV index in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Fall River, MA

Average cloud cover in January - Fall River, MA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in January
Fall River, MA

Average visibility in January - Fall River, MA
  • 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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