January weather forecast and climate
Montpelier, VT

Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont
Sunset in the scenic leafy town of Montpelier, Vermont

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Montpelier, Vermont, with average temperature varying between 23.2°F (-4.9°C) and 10.8°F (-11.8°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 23.2°F (-4.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 10.8°F (-11.8°C).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

Rainfall

In Montpelier, Vermont, it is raining for 6.8 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Montpelier, Vermont, there are 166.6 rainfall days, and 32.01" (813mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Montpelier. In Montpelier, Vermont, during January, snow falls for 22.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.57" (294mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Montpelier, there are 107.7 snowfall days, and 58.82" (1494mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9.3h.

Sunshine

January and February, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Montpelier. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
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. 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 Montpelier?

With an average high-temperature of 23.2°F (-4.9°C) and an average low-temperature of 10.8°F (-11.8°C), January is the coldest month in Montpelier.

What is the temperature in January in Montpelier?

In January, in Montpelier, the average high-temperature is 23.2°F (-4.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 10.8°F (-11.8°C).

What are the most humid months in Montpelier?

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 89%.

What is the average humidity in January in Montpelier?

In January, the average relative humidity in Montpelier is 89%.

How much does it rain in Montpelier in January?

In January, the rain falls for 6.8 days. Throughout January, 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Montpelier?

In Montpelier, Vermont, during January, snow falls for 22.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 11.57" (294mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in January in Montpelier?

The average length of the day in January in Montpelier, Vermont, is 9.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Montpelier?

Months with the least sunshine in Montpelier are January and February, with an average of 2.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Montpelier?

In January, the average sunshine in Montpelier, Vermont, is 2.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Montpelier?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Montpelier, Vermont.

What is the UV index reading in January in Montpelier?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Montpelier, Vermont, is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Montpelier, VT

Average temperature in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average high temperature in January: 23.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 10.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.8°F).

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Average pressure in January
Montpelier, VT

Average pressure in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average pressure in January: 30.02"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91").

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Average wind speed in January
Montpelier, VT

Average wind speed in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average wind speed in January: 7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5mph).

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Average humidity in January
Montpelier, VT

Average humidity in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average humidity in January: 89%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.43").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.09").

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Average rainfall days in January
Montpelier, VT

Average rainfall days in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall in January: 11.57"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (13.31").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Montpelier, VT

Average snowfall days in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average snowfall days in January: 22.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (22.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Montpelier, VT

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 2.7).

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Average sunshine days in January
Montpelier, VT

Average sunshine days in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average sunshine days in January: 7.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (14.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Montpelier, VT

Average UV index in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Montpelier, VT

Average cloud cover in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average cloud cover in January: 74

Months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 39).

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Average visibility in January
Montpelier, VT

Average visibility in January - Montpelier, VT
  • Average visibility in January: 4mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (5mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (4mi).

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