January weather forecast and climate
Niagara Falls, NY

The glorious Niagara Falls in New York
The glorious Niagara Falls in New York

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Niagara Falls, New York, with temperature in the range of an average low of 15.4°F (-9.2°C) and an average high of 32.2°F (0.1°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°F (0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°F (-9.2°C).

Rainfall

In Niagara Falls, during January, the rain falls for 19.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.7 days and collects up to 34.97" (888.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Niagara Falls, New York. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 15 days and typically aggregates up to 23.6" (599.4mm) of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9.4h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Niagara Falls are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
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 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 Niagara Falls?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.2°F (0.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°F (-9.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Niagara Falls?

In January, the average high-temperature is 32.2°F (0.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 15.4°F (-9.2°C).

How many days does it rain in January in Niagara Falls?

In January, in Niagara Falls, the rain falls for 19.2 days. Throughout January, 2.56" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Niagara Falls?

In January, it is snowing for 15 days. Throughout January, 23.6" (599.4mm) of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Niagara Falls?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15 days and accumulates 23.6" (599.4mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Niagara Falls?

In January, the average length of the day in Niagara Falls, New York, is 9.4h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Niagara Falls?

The average sunshine in January in Niagara Falls is 3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Niagara Falls?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Niagara Falls.

What is the UV index reading in January in Niagara Falls?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average temperature in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 15.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15.4°F).

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Average rainfall in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.6"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and November (3.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average rainfall days in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (9.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 23.6"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.6").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average snowfall days in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 15 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

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Average UV index in January
Niagara Falls, NY

Average UV index in January - Niagara Falls, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 1

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

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