January weather forecast and climate
Rifton, NY

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Rifton, New York, with average temperature ranging between max 32°F (0°C) and min 19°F (-7.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 32°F (0°C) and an average low-temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C).

Humidity

In Rifton, the average relative humidity is 79%.

Rainfall

In Rifton, during January, the rain falls for 6.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation. In Rifton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.4 days and collects up to 22.44" (570mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Rifton are January through May, October through December. In Rifton, in January, during 7.5 snowfall days, 4.02" (102mm) of snow is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Rifton, there are 30.6 snowfall days, and 16.38" (416mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Rifton is 9.6h.

Sunshine

In Rifton, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Rifton?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 32°F (0°C) and an average low-temperature of 19°F (-7.2°C).

What is the temperature in January in Rifton?

In Rifton, New York, in January, the average high-temperature is 32°F (0°C), and the average low-temperature is 19°F (-7.2°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Rifton?

In Rifton, the average relative humidity in January is 79%.

How many days does it rain in January in Rifton?

In January, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout January, 1.46" (37mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Rifton?

In Rifton, in January, during 7.5 snowfall days, 4.02" (102mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Rifton have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Rifton is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Rifton have in January?

In Rifton, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Rifton?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Rifton, New York.

How high is the UV index in January in Rifton?

In Rifton, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average high temperature in January: 32°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

Average pressure in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average pressure in January: 30.05"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.1").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

Average wind speed in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (6.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.3mph).

Average humidity in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (74%).

Average rainfall in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.46"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.36").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.3").

Average rainfall days in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

Average snowfall in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall in January: 4.02"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.13").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average snowfall days in January: 7.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

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: 5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average sunshine days in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average sunshine days in January: 19.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.7 days).

Average UV index in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in January - Rifton, NY
  • Average cloud cover in January: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 34).

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

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