New Shoreham
Rhode Island, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
New Shoreham, RI

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.3°F (-3.7°C) and 39.7°F (4.3°C).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

Rainfall

In New Shoreham, in January, during 7.9 rainfall days, 3.9" (98.3mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In New Shoreham, during the entire year, the rain falls for 97.1 days and collects up to 42.6" (1082mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December.

Ocean temperature

In New Shoreham, the average water temperature is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°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 9.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in New Shoreham is 6h.

UV index

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in New Shoreham?

January is the coldest month in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, with an average high-temperature of 39.7°F (4.3°C) and an average low-temperature of 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

What is the temperature in January in New Shoreham?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 39.7°F (4.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 25.3°F (-3.7°C).

How much does it rain in New Shoreham in January?

In January, the rain falls for 7.9 days. Throughout January, 3.9" (98.3mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in New Shoreham in January?

During January, New Shoreham regularly aggregates up to 6.1" (154.9mm) of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in New Shoreham?

In New Shoreham, Rhode Island, in January, the average water temperature is 42.8°F (6°C). Swimming in 42.8°F (6°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 New Shoreham?

In January, the average length of the day in New Shoreham, Rhode Island, is 9.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does New Shoreham have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in New Shoreham is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in New Shoreham?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in New Shoreham is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average high temperature in January: 4.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (4.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -3.7°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-3.7°C).

Average rainfall in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall in January: 98.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (103.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (72.6mm).

Average rainfall days in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (9.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (6.2 days).

Average snowfall in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average snowfall in January: 154.9mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (160mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average sea temperature in January: 6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average daylight in January: 9.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

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

Average UV index in January - New Shoreham, RI
  • Average UV index in January: 2

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