January weather forecast
Amherst, NY

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Amherst, New York, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low of 19.4°F (-7°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°F (-7°C).

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity in Amherst are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Rainfall

In January, in Amherst, the rain falls for 7.8 days. Throughout January, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 28.15" (715mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Amherst, New York, are January through May, October through December. In Amherst, during January, snow falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 7.13" (181mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Amherst, there are 77.2 snowfall days, and 30.94" (786mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Amherst, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 26min.
On the first day of January in Amherst, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:26 pm EST.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Amherst, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Amherst are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from 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:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Amherst?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 29.3°F (-1.5°C) and an average low-temperature of 19.4°F (-7°C).

What are the most humid months in Amherst?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 85%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Amherst?

In Amherst, the average relative humidity in January is 85%.

How much does it rain in Amherst in January?

In Amherst, New York, during January, the rain falls for 7.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Amherst in January?

In Amherst, in January, during 19 snowfall days, 7.13" (181mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Amherst have in January?

The average day length in January in Amherst is 9h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Amherst?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:46 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:30 am and sunset at 5:26 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Amherst?

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 2.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Amherst?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Amherst is 2.3h.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Amherst, New York, are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in January in Amherst?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Amherst is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Amherst, NY

Average temperature in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°F).

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Average pressure in January
Amherst, NY

Average pressure in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.05"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Amherst, NY

Average wind speed in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 11mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.7mph).

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Average humidity in January
Amherst, NY

Average humidity in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 85%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July, August and September (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (2.87").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.81").

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Average rainfall days in January
Amherst, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 7.13"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (7.64").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Amherst, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 19 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19 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
Amherst, NY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 26min

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 4min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Amherst, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 6.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (12.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Amherst, NY

Average UV index in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Amherst, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 77

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Amherst, NY

Average visibility in January - Amherst, NY
  • Average visibility in January: 5mi

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

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