January weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, with an average temperature varying between 21°F (-6.1°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Old Orchard Beach is 79%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, in January, during 4.9 rainfall days, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Old Orchard Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77.9 days and collects up to 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 6.7 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In January, the average ocean temperature is 41.4°F (5.2°C).
Note: Swimming in 41.4°F (5.2°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h and 23min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:51 pm EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Old Orchard Beach?

The coldest month in Old Orchard Beach is January, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°F (-0.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 21°F (-6.1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in January, the average high-temperature is 31.5°F (-0.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 21°F (-6.1°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the average relative humidity in January is 79%.

How many days does it rain in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In January, in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout January, 0.35" (9mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Old Orchard Beach?

The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 6.7 days and typically aggregates up to 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Old Orchard Beach in January?

In Old Orchard Beach, in January, snow falls for 6.7 days, with typically accumulated 0.59" (15mm) of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In Old Orchard Beach, Maine, in January, the average water 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.

What is the average length of the day in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In January, the average day length in Old Orchard Beach is 9h and 23min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:14 am and sunset at 4:15 pm. On the last day of the month, in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:51 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Orchard Beach have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Old Orchard Beach is 5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Old Orchard Beach?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Old Orchard Beach?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

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Average pressure in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in January: 29.98"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.4mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.35"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.59"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in January: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in January: 41.3°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in January: 23.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is 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
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in January: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in January
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in January - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • 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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