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

January weather forecast and climate
Scituate, MA

Ocean temperature

In Scituate, Massachusetts, the average seawater temperature in January is 41.5°F (5.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.5°F (5.3°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.


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

What is the ocean temperature in January in Scituate?

In Scituate, in January, the average water 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.

How many hours of daylight does Scituate have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Scituate, Massachusetts, is 9.5h.
Average sea temperature in January - Scituate, 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).

Average daylight in January - Scituate, 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: 9.2h).