January weather forecast
Essex, MD

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Essex, Maryland, with temperature in the range of an average high of 38.5°F (3.6°C) and an average low of 27°F (-2.8°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Essex, Maryland, is January, when the rain falls for 7.2 days and typically collects 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall is January, when snow falls for 3.1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

Ocean temperature

In Essex, in January, the average water temperature is 45.1°F (7.3°C).
Note: Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°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 46min.
On the first day of January in Essex, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:25 pm EST.

Sunshine

In Essex, the average sunshine in January is 5.2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Essex?

The coldest month in Essex is January, with an average high-temperature of 38.5°F (3.6°C) and an average low-temperature of 27°F (-2.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Essex?

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

What is the driest month in Essex?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Essex. Rain falls for 7.2 days and accumulates 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Essex in January?

In January, the rain falls for 7.2 days. Throughout January, 0.59" (15mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Essex?

The month with the most snowfall in Essex is January, when snow falls for 3.1 days and typically aggregates up to 0.75" (19mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Essex in January?

In January, in Essex, Maryland, it is snowing for 3.1 days. Throughout January, 0.75" (19mm) of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in Essex?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Essex, Maryland, is 45.1°F (7.3°C). Swimming in 45.1°F (7.3°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.

How many hours of daylight does Essex have in January?

In January, the average day length in Essex, Maryland, is 9h and 46min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Essex?

On the first day of January in Essex, Maryland, sunrise is at 7:25 am and sunset at 4:53 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:13 am and sunset at 5:25 pm EST.

How many hours of sunshine does Essex have in January?

In Essex, Maryland, the average sunshine duration in January is 5.2h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Essex, Maryland.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Essex?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Essex, MD

Average temperature in January - Essex, MD
  • Average high temperature in January: 38.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (69.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27°F).

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Average pressure in January
Essex, MD

Average pressure in January - Essex, 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
Essex, MD

Average wind speed in January - Essex, MD
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.3mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (9.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Essex, MD

Average humidity in January - Essex, MD
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and November (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Essex, MD

Average rainfall in January - Essex, MD
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.59"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.01").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.59").

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Average rainfall days in January
Essex, MD

Average rainfall days in January - Essex, MD
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Essex, MD

Average snowfall in January - Essex, MD
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.75"

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

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Average snowfall days in January
Essex, MD

Average snowfall days in January - Essex, MD
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (3.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Essex, MD

Average sea temperature in January - Essex, MD
  • Average sea temperature in January: 45.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (43.7°F).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Essex, MD
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 46min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Essex, MD

Average sunshine days in January - Essex, MD
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (12.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Essex, MD

Average UV index in January - Essex, 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, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Essex, MD

Average cloud cover in January - Essex, 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 29).

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Average visibility in January
Essex, MD

Average visibility in January - Essex, 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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