Kingston
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Canada

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Kingston, Canada, with average temperature varying between -3.1°C (26.4°F) and -12°C (10.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of -3.1°C (26.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -12°C (10.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, in January, during 5.4 rainfall days, 29.2mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123.3 days and collects up to 808.9mm (31.8") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Kingston are January through April, October through December. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 13.2 days and accumulates 395mm (15.6") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, the average seawater temperature is 3.3°C (37.9°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Kingston is 3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Kingston are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 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 solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Kingston?

With an average high-temperature of -3.1°C (26.4°F) and an average low-temperature of -12°C (10.4°F), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in January, is -3.1°C (26.4°F), while the average low-temperature is -12°C (10.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Kingston?

In January, the rain falls for 5.4 days. Throughout January, 29.2mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, in January, during 13.2 snowfall days, 395mm (15.6") of snow is typically accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Kingston?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Kingston, Canada. Snow falls for 13.2 days and accumulates 395mm (15.6") of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, in January, the average water temperature is 3.3°C (37.9°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Kingston?

The average sunshine in January in Kingston, Canada, is 3h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kingston?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -3.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -12°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 29.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (93.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.1 days).

Average snowfall in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 395mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (395mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kingston, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: 3.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kingston, 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: 3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in January - Kingston, 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).