January weather forecast
Townsend, MA

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Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Townsend, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 18.5°F (-7.5°C) and 30.9°F (-0.6°C).

Temperature

January stands out as Townsend's coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.9°F (-0.6°C) and a low-temperature of 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 80%.

Rainfall

In Townsend, Massachusetts, during January, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 147.4 rainfall days, and 28.46" (723mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Townsend are January through May, October through December. In Townsend, during January, snow falls for 9.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 4.96" (126mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Townsend, there are 35.7 snowfall days, and 25.35" (644mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Townsend, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 28min.
On the first day of January in Townsend, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 4:58 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.1h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Townsend are January through March, November 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 UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A maximum UV index of 2 in January translates into the following recommendations:
While most people are not greatly affected by extended sun exposure, those with fair skin, babies, and children must always have protection. The Sun's UV radiation is especially harmful around midday, so reduce exposure and stay safe. Limit sun-induced ocular harm with sunglasses that feature UVA and UVB filtration. Be vigilant! The reflective nature of snow can increase the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
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Frequently asked questions

What time of the year is the coldest in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the lowest temperatures are generally noted in January, averaging a high of 30.9°F (-0.6°C) and a low of 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

How cold is January in Townsend?

Townsend in January has an average high-temperature of 30.9°F (-0.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 18.5°F (-7.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Townsend?

The average relative humidity in January in Townsend is 80%.

How much does it rain in Townsend in January?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, in January, during 7.8 rainfall days, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Townsend in January?

In Townsend, in January, during 9.1 snowfall days, 4.96" (126mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Townsend have in January?

In January, the average day length in Townsend, Massachusetts, is 9h and 28min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Townsend?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:23 pm. On the last day of the month, in Townsend, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 4:58 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Townsend have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Townsend, Massachusetts, is 5.1h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Townsend?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Townsend?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Townsend, Massachusetts, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Townsend, MA

Average temperature in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Townsend, MA

Average pressure in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Townsend, MA

Average wind speed in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Townsend, MA

Average humidity in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in January
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.2"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in January
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall days in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Townsend, MA

Average snowfall in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.96"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.38").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Townsend, MA

Average snowfall days in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 9.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Townsend, MA

Average sunshine days in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Townsend, MA

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, 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
Townsend, MA

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

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in January
Townsend, MA

Average visibility in January - Townsend, MA
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September and October (5mi).

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