January weather forecast
Milton, DE

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Weather in January

January in Milton, Delaware experiences the lowest sunlight duration of the year with daylight hours pegged at 9.8h. A blanket of cloud scattering at 41% cloaks the city most of the time causing limited visibility. The icy footprints from December are still visible with occasional snowfall under a backdrop of dropping temperatures. The cool winds from December still whistle through the city with both average wind speed and gusts peaking at 10.8mph (17.4km/h) and 17.5mph (28.2km/h) respectively. This month remains a conveyor belt of weather systems, acting as a chilling reminder of the winter season.

Temperature

Milton's coldest weather arrives in January, when temperatures average a high of 41°F (5°C) and a low of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

Humidity

The months with the lowest humidity are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 0.71" (18mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Milton, during the entire year, the rain falls for 124.9 days and collects up to 11.34" (288mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Milton are January through March, May, November and December. The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 3.8 days and typically aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 49min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:49 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Milton are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, a daily UV index of 2 turns into the following recommendations:
Prolonged exposure to sunlight rarely troubles the majority, but constant protection is vital for babies, children, and fair-skinned people. Around midday, solar radiation is most harmful; hence, exposure should be limited. For optimum UV protection, wear sun-resistant attire complemented with a hat and quality shades. Take heed! Reflection from the snow can almost amplify the Sun's UV radiation by double.

Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest?

Milton notes the coldest temperatures in January, with a average high of 41°F (5°C) and a low of 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

How cold is January?

The high-temperature, in January, in Milton, is 41°F (5°C), while the low-temperature averages to 30.6°F (-0.8°C).

What is the least humid month?

January and November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Milton, Delaware.

What is the average humidity in January?

In Milton, the average relative humidity in January is 74%.

How much does it rain in January?

In Milton, in January, it is raining for 7.3 days, with typically 0.71" (18mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it snow the most?

January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 3.8 days and accumulates 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

How many days does it snow in January?

In Milton, during January, snow falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Milton have in January?

In Milton, the average day length in January is 9h and 49min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:19 am and sunset at 4:49 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:08 am and sunset at 5:21 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Milton have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 5.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index?

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average humidity
Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in January
Milton, DE

Average temperature in January - Milton, DE
  • Average high temperature in January: 41°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 30.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.6°F).

Average pressure in January
Milton, DE

Average pressure in January - Milton, DE
  • Average pressure in January: 30.09"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Milton, DE

Average wind speed in January - Milton, DE
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (10.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.1mph).

Average humidity in January
Milton, DE

Average humidity in January - Milton, DE
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (74%).

Average rainfall in January
Milton, DE

Average rainfall in January - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.71"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.38").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.63").

Average rainfall days in January
Milton, DE

Average rainfall days in January - Milton, DE
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.7 days).

Average snowfall in January
Milton, DE

Average snowfall in January - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.75"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.75").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in January
Milton, DE

Average snowfall days in January - Milton, DE
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Milton, DE

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Milton, DE
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h and 6min).

Average sunshine days in January
Milton, DE

Average sunshine days in January - Milton, DE
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.3 days).

Average UV index in January
Milton, DE

Average UV index in January - Milton, DE
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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

Average cloud cover in January
Milton, DE

Average cloud cover in January - Milton, DE
  • Average cloud cover in January: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 26).

Average visibility in January
Milton, DE

Average visibility in January - Milton, DE
  • 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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