January weather forecast and climate
New Bedford, MA

What is the coldest month in New Bedford?

The coldest month in New Bedford is January, with an average high-temperature of 37.6°F (3.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

What is the temperature in January in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, in January, the average high-temperature is 37.6°F (3.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°F (-4.7°C).

How much does it rain in New Bedford in January?

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, in January, during 11 rainfall days, typically, 4" (101.6mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New Bedford in January?

Throughout January, 9.5" (241.3mm) of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in New Bedford?

In January, the average sea 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.
Average temperature in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average high temperature in January: 3.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -4.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-4.7°C).

Average rainfall in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall in January: 101.6mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March and August (106.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (73.7mm).

Average rainfall days in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April, May and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (8 days).

Average snowfall in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall in January: 241.3mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (246.4mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 5.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - New Bedford, MA
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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