January weather forecast
Providence, RI

The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water
The city of Providence, Rhode Island, reflected in the water

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Providence, Rhode Island, with an average temperature ranging between min 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and max 35.1°F (1.7°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 76%.

Rainfall

In Providence, during 7.8 rainfall days, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Providence, during the entire year, the rain falls for 144.3 days and collects up to 23.35" (593mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, November and December are months with snowfall. In January, it is snowing for 5.9 days. Throughout January, 1.57" (40mm) of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Providence, there are 22 snowfall days, and 7.83" (199mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

In Providence, Rhode Island, in January, the average water temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 33min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 4:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:59 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.2h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Providence. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Providence?

With an average high-temperature of 35.1°F (1.7°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°F (-4.7°C), January is the coldest month.

What is the average humidity in January in Providence?

The average relative humidity in January is 76%.

How many days does it rain in January in Providence?

In January, in Providence, the rain falls for 7.8 days. Throughout January, 1.93" (49mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Providence in January?

In Providence, in January, during 5.9 snowfall days, 1.57" (40mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Providence?

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C). Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Providence have in January?

In Providence, the average day length in January is 9h and 33min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Providence?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 4:25 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:59 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Providence have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Providence, Rhode Island, is 5.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Providence?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Providence?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Providence, Rhode Island, is 2. A UV Index value 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
Providence, RI

Average temperature in January - Providence, RI
  • Average high temperature in January: 35.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.5°F).

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Average pressure in January
Providence, RI

Average pressure in January - Providence, RI
  • Average pressure in January: 30.01"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Providence, RI

Average wind speed in January - Providence, RI
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.9mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Providence, RI

Average humidity in January - Providence, RI
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in January
Providence, RI

Average rainfall in January - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.93"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.4").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.06").

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Average rainfall days in January
Providence, RI

Average rainfall days in January - Providence, RI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Providence, RI

Average snowfall in January - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall in January: 1.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.01").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Providence, RI

Average snowfall days in January - Providence, RI
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Providence, RI

Average sea temperature in January - Providence, RI
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.1°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Providence, RI

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Providence, RI
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 33min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Providence, RI

Average sunshine days in January - Providence, RI
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Providence, RI

Average UV index in January - Providence, RI
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Providence, RI

Average cloud cover in January - Providence, RI
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Providence, RI

Average visibility in January - Providence, RI
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

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

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