January weather forecast and climate
Niagara Falls, NY

The glorious Niagara Falls in New York, USA, viewed from above
The glorious Niagara Falls in New York, USA, viewed from above
January is the coldest month of the year in Niagara Falls with an average low temperature of cold 15°F (-9.4°C). Snowstorms even drop the temperatures below -10°F (-23.3°C). Many days rarely rise past freezing, as the average high temperature is 32°F (0°C).
January tends to be the snowiest month with 23.6" (599.4mm) of accumulation. Rain is to the tune of 2.5" (63.5mm), most of which is in the form of sleet. January seldom sees more than 3 hours of daily sunshine and is often gloomy.
Tourist visits are not a surprise during the winter when the falls freeze into a winter wonderland with the onset of the severe cold.

What is the coldest month in Niagara Falls?

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

What is the temperature in January in Niagara Falls?

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

How much does it rain in Niagara Falls in January?

In Niagara Falls, in January, during 19.2 rainfall days, typically, 2.6" (65mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Niagara Falls, New York, in January, snow falls for 15 days, with typically accumulated 23.6" (599.4mm) of snow.

When does it snow the most in Niagara Falls?

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

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

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

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 lowest number of rainy days is August (9.8 days).

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 lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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 lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

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

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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