January weather forecast
Cambridge, MD

A long pier leading the large and highly set Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Maryland
A long pier leading the large and highly set Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, Maryland

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Cambridge, Maryland, with an average temperature varying between 30.2°F (-1°C) and 41.2°F (5.1°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 41.2°F (5.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.2°F (-1°C).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 73%, January is the least humid month in Cambridge.

Rainfall

In Cambridge, in January, it is raining for 6.3 days, with typically 0.67" (17mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Cambridge, there are 109.9 rainfall days, and 10.91" (277mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Cambridge are January through March, November and December. In January, it is snowing for 2.1 days. Throughout January, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is accumulated. In Cambridge, during the entire year, snow falls for 7.5 days and aggregates up to 1.42" (36mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Cambridge, the average seawater temperature in January is 37.4°F (3°C).
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 is 9h and 50min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 5:25 pm EST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Cambridge is 5.3h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Cambridge?

The coldest month in Cambridge is January, with an average high-temperature of 41.2°F (5.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 30.2°F (-1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Cambridge?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Cambridge, Maryland, is 41.2°F (5.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 30.2°F (-1°C).

What is the least humid month in Cambridge?

With an average relative humidity of 73%, January is the least humid month in Cambridge, Maryland.

What is the average humidity in January in Cambridge?

The average relative humidity in January in Cambridge is 73%.

How much does it rain in Cambridge in January?

In Cambridge, Maryland, during January, the rain falls for 6.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Cambridge?

In Cambridge, Maryland, in January, during 2.1 snowfall days, 0.39" (10mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Cambridge?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Cambridge, Maryland, is 37.4°F (3°C). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Cambridge have in January?

In Cambridge, the average day length in January is 9h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Cambridge?

On the first day of January in Cambridge, Maryland, sunrise is at 7:21 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:10 am and sunset at 5:25 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Cambridge have in January?

In Cambridge, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Cambridge?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Cambridge?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Cambridge is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Cambridge, MD

Average temperature in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average high temperature in January: 41.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (41.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 30.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (30.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Cambridge, MD

Average pressure in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average pressure in January: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Cambridge, MD

Average wind speed in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (10mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3mph).

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Average humidity in January
Cambridge, MD

Average humidity in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Cambridge, MD

Average rainfall in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in January
Cambridge, MD

Average rainfall days in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.6 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and November (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Cambridge, MD

Average snowfall in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.39"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.51").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Cambridge, MD

Average snowfall days in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (2.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Cambridge, MD

Average sea temperature in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average sea temperature in January: 37°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (73°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (34°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Cambridge, MD

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 50min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 5h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Cambridge, MD

Average sunshine days in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (16.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Cambridge, MD

Average UV index in January - Cambridge, MD
  • 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).

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Average cloud cover in January
Cambridge, MD

Average cloud cover in January - Cambridge, MD
  • Average cloud cover in January: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
Cambridge, MD

Average visibility in January - Cambridge, MD
  • 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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