Pittsfield
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
January, the same as December, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is another subzero cold winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and min 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

Rainfall

In Pittsfield, during 13 rainfall days, 2.9" (74.2mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 173 rainfall days, and 45.4" (1152.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Pittsfield are January through May, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall, with 19" (482.6mm) of accumulated snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 9.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
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.

What is the coldest month in Pittsfield?

January is the coldest month in Pittsfield, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°F (-1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

What is the temperature in January in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, in January, the average high-temperature is 28.9°F (-1.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 11.7°F (-11.3°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in January, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 2.9" (74.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Pittsfield in January?

During January, Pittsfield regularly aggregates up to 19" (482.6mm) of snow.

What is the snowiest month in Pittsfield?

The month with the most snowfall in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is January when 19" (482.6mm) of snow is typically aggregated.

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

The average length of the day in January is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Pittsfield?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Pittsfield?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Pittsfield is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 11.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.9"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

Average snowfall in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average snowfall in January: 19"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in January - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).