Halifax Weather in January

What's the weather like in Halifax (Nova Scotia) in January 2024?

The climate in Halifax during January can be summarized as cold and wet.

January is in the winter in Halifax and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -0°C (31°F), whilst at night -9°C (16°F) is normal.

Halifax weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -0.4°C 31.4°F
Nightly temperature -8.9°C 16.1°F
Average temperature -4.6°C 23.7°F
Daily sunshine 3.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 137 mm 5.4 ins
Rainy days 14 days
Sea temperature 1.9°C 35.4°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Halifax with around 137mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.8 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Halifax

Halifax average temperature in January

January rainfall

Halifax average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Halifax average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Halifax in January 2024.

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Halifax weather stats

Halifax weather statistics
Hottest month: August 21.7°C 71.1°F
Driest month: September 98mm 3.9ins
Sunniest month: August 7.5hrs
Coldest month: January -0.6°C 30.9°F
Wettest month: December 160mm 6.3ins
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