January weather forecast and climate
Elmira, NY

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Elmira, New York, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature varying between 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall are January and November Rain falls for 9.3 days and accumulates 1.89" (48mm) of rain.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. In January, in Elmira, it is snowing for 17.7 days. Throughout January, 6.85" (174mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 76.6 snowfall days, and 34.61" (879mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Elmira, New York, the average length of the day is 9.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Elmira is 3.2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Elmira?

The coldest month in Elmira is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.8°F (-1.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°F (-8.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Elmira?

The average relative humidity in January in Elmira, New York, is 83%.

What is the driest month in Elmira?

January and November are months with the least rain in Elmira when the rain falls for 9.3 days and typically aggregates up to 1.89" (48mm) of rain.

How many days does it rain in January in Elmira?

In Elmira, in January, it is raining for 9.3 days, with typically 1.89" (48mm) of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Elmira in January?

In Elmira, during January, snow falls for 17.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 6.85" (174mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Elmira have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Elmira is 9.5h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Elmira?

In January, the average sunshine is 3.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Elmira?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Elmira?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Elmira, New York, is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Elmira, NY

Average temperature in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Elmira, NY

Average pressure in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in January
Elmira, NY

Average wind speed in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in January
Elmira, NY

Average humidity in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May, June and July (78%).

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Average rainfall in January
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.89"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (3.07").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and November (1.89").

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Average rainfall days in January
Elmira, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 6.85"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.82").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Elmira, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.7 days).
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
Elmira, NY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Elmira, NY

Average sunshine days in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Elmira, NY

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Elmira, NY

Average cloud cover in January - Elmira, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 69

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 69).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in January
Elmira, NY

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

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

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