January weather forecast
Ocean Shores, WA

Standing on the large rocks on the shore, this tranquil spot offers sweeping views of the Ocean Shore in Washington, visible across the water
Standing on the large rocks on the shore, this tranquil spot offers sweeping views of the Ocean Shore in Washington, visible across the water

Weather in January

January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Ocean Shores, Washington, with an average temperature varying between 40.6°F (4.8°C) and 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

In Ocean Shores, the average high-temperature in January is essentially the same as in December - a still chilly 46.9°F (8.3°C). In Ocean Shores, Washington, the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 84%.

Rainfall

In Ocean Shores, during 15.7 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ocean Shores, during the entire year, the rain falls for 152.8 days and collects up to 19.41" (493mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March and November are months with snowfall in Ocean Shores. January is the first month it typically snows. Throughout January, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Ocean Shores, Washington, there are 3.3 snowfall days, and 1.38" (35mm) of snow is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

The months with the coldest seawater are January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 48.2°F (9°C).
Note: Swimming in 48.2°F (9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Ocean Shores, the average length of the day in January is 9h and 2min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 4:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 5:17 pm PST.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Ocean Shores, Washington, is January, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Ocean Shores. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 temperature in January in Ocean Shores?

In Ocean Shores, in January, the average high-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 40.6°F (4.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Ocean Shores?

In January, the average relative humidity in Ocean Shores, Washington, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Ocean Shores in January?

In Ocean Shores, Washington, during January, the rain falls for 15.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Ocean Shores?

January is the first month it typically snows in Ocean Shores, Washington. Throughout January, in the average 0.6 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5mm) of snow.

When is the ocean coldest in Ocean Shores?

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 48.2°F (9°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Ocean Shores.

How cold is the water in January in Ocean Shores?

In Ocean Shores, Washington, the average seawater temperature in January is 48.2°F (9°C). Swimming in 48.2°F (9°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Ocean Shores?

In Ocean Shores, the average day length in January is 9h and 2min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Ocean Shores?

On the first day of January in Ocean Shores, sunrise is at 8:02 am and sunset at 4:38 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:42 am and sunset at 5:17 pm PST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ocean Shores?

The month with the least sunshine in Ocean Shores, Washington, is January, with an average of 3.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ocean Shores have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Ocean Shores, Washington, is 3.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ocean Shores?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Ocean Shores?

In Ocean Shores, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average temperature in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average high temperature in January: 46.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (65.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (45.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 40.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (39.7°F).

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Average pressure in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average pressure in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.06"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (30"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average wind speed in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average humidity in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (85%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April, May and June (81%).

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Average rainfall in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average rainfall in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average rainfall days in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average snowfall in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average snowfall in January: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.02").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (0").

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Average snowfall days in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average snowfall days in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (1.6 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
Ocean Shores, WA

Average sea temperature in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 48°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (61°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (48°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average sunshine days in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 13.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (23.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average UV index in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
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
Ocean Shores, WA

Average cloud cover in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 63

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in January
Ocean Shores, WA

Average visibility in January - Ocean Shores, WA
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (5mi).

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