January weather forecast
Hingham, MA

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Weather in January

January, like December, in Hingham, Massachusetts, is another cold winter month, with an average temperature varying between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 34.5°F (1.4°C).

Temperature

January brings the lowest temperatures, with an average high of 34.5°F (1.4°C) and an average low of 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 76%.

Rainfall

In January, in Hingham, the rain falls for 8.6 days. Throughout January, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 152 rainfall days, and 29.09" (739mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Hingham, Massachusetts. In Hingham, in January, during 8 snowfall days, 2.6" (66mm) of snow is typically accumulated. In Hingham, during the entire year, snow falls for 28 days and aggregates up to 12.48" (317mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature in Hingham is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Without suitable protection, venturing into 41.5°F (5.3°C) waters cooler than 50°F (10°C) can lead to pronounced cold shock and rapid breaths.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 31min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:55 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Hingham are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The maximum UV index, 2 during January, leads to the following recommendations:
Children, infants, and individuals with sensitive skin should be constantly protected from extended sun exposure. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. Wearing sunglasses with both UVA and UVB protection effectively reduces sun-induced eye damage. Be careful! The Sun's UV radiation can nearly be doubled by the reflective quality of snow.
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Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest in Hingham?

January, with an average high of 34.5°F (1.4°C) and a low of 24.3°F (-4.3°C), signifies the coldest month of the year in Hingham, Massachusetts.

How cold is it in Hingham in January?

In January, in Hingham, the average high-temperature is 34.5°F (1.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Hingham?

The average relative humidity in January is 76%.

How many days does it rain in January in Hingham?

In January, in Hingham, Massachusetts, the rain falls for 8.6 days. Throughout January, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Hingham?

In January, in Hingham, it is snowing for 8 days. Throughout January, 2.6" (66mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Hingham?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.5°F (5.3°C). 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.

What is the average length of the day in January in Hingham?

In Hingham, Massachusetts, the average day length in January is 9h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Hingham?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:12 am and sunset at 4:21 pm. On the last day of the month, in Hingham, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 6:57 am and sunset at 4:55 pm EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Hingham?

The average sunshine duration in January in Hingham is 5.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in Hingham?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Hingham?

In Hingham, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Hingham, MA

Average temperature in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average high temperature in January: 34.5°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 (34.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.3°F).

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Average pressure in January
Hingham, MA

Average pressure in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average pressure in January: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Hingham, MA

Average wind speed in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.9mph).

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Average humidity in January
Hingham, MA

Average humidity in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, June and September (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in January
Hingham, MA

Average rainfall in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in January
Hingham, MA

Average rainfall days in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Hingham, MA

Average snowfall in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average snowfall in January: 2.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.86").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Hingham, MA

Average snowfall days in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Hingham, MA

Average sea temperature in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (67.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.8°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Hingham, MA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Hingham, MA

Average sunshine days in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 16.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Hingham, MA

Average UV index in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (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
Hingham, MA

Average cloud cover in January - Hingham, MA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Hingham, MA

Average visibility in January - Hingham, MA
  • 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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