Halifax
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Halifax, Canada

January, the same as December, in Halifax, Canada, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -8.2°C (17.2°F) and an average high of -0.1°C (31.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -8.2°C (17.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 73%.

Rainfall

In January, in Halifax, the rain falls for 8.5 days. Throughout January, 96.7mm (3.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Halifax, Canada, there are 142.9 rainfall days, and 1313.8mm (51.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, October through December. The month with the most snowfall in Halifax, Canada, is January when snow falls for 6.8 days and typically aggregates up to 431mm (17") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Halifax, Canada, the average seawater temperature is 2.8°C (37°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Halifax is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 3.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Halifax are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Halifax?

The coldest month in Halifax is January, with an average high-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F) and an average low-temperature of -8.2°C (17.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Halifax?

In Halifax, in January, the average high-temperature is -0.1°C (31.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -8.2°C (17.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Halifax?

In Halifax, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

How many days does it rain in January in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, in January, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 96.7mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Halifax?

In January, in Halifax, Canada, it is snowing for 6.8 days. Throughout January, 431mm (17") of snow is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Halifax?

The month with the most snowfall in Halifax, Canada, is January when snow falls for 6.8 days and typically aggregates up to 431mm (17") of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Halifax?

In January, the average sea temperature in Halifax, Canada, is 2.8°C (37°F). For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

How many hours of daylight does Halifax have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Halifax, Canada, is 9.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Halifax have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Halifax is 3.5h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Halifax, Canada.

What is the UV index reading in January in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.1°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (23.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -8.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

Average humidity in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.9%).

Average rainfall in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 96.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (143.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (75.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.5 days).

Average snowfall in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 431mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (431mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: 2.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in January - Halifax, Canada
  • 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).