January weather forecast
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 a wintry winter month in Niagara Falls, New York, with an average temperature ranging between max 32.2°F (0.1°C) and min 15.4°F (-9.2°C).

Temperature

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.

Rainfall

In Niagara Falls, New York, in January, it is raining for 19.2 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Niagara Falls, during the entire year, the rain falls for 158.7 days and collects up to 34.96" (888mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15 days and accumulates 23.58" (599mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:47 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Niagara Falls is 3h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Niagara Falls?

The coldest month is January, 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, 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, New York, in January, it is raining for 19.2 days, with typically 2.56" (65mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most in Niagara Falls?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Niagara Falls. Snow falls for 15 days and accumulates 23.58" (599mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Niagara Falls in January?

In January, in Niagara Falls, it is snowing for 15 days. Throughout January, 23.58" (599mm) of snow is accumulated.

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

The average day length in January in Niagara Falls, New York, is 9h and 26min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Niagara Falls?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:47 am and sunset at 4:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:32 am and sunset at 5:27 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Niagara Falls have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Niagara Falls, New York, is 3h.

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

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

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

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Niagara Falls is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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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").
The 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).
The 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: 9h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h

The 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

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

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