Niagara Falls Weather in January

What's the weather like in Niagara Falls (Ontario) in January 2023?

The climate in Niagara Falls during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Niagara Falls and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (30°F), whilst at night -8°C (17°F) is normal.

Niagara Falls weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -1.3°C 29.8°F
Nightly temperature -8.4°C 17°F
Average temperature -4.8°C 23.4°F
Daily sunshine 3.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 68 mm 2.7 ins
Rainy days 15 days
Sea temperature 3.3°C 38°F
Humidity 77%
Windspeed 19.8kph 12 mph

On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Niagara Falls with around 68mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls average temperature in January

January rainfall

Niagara Falls average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Niagara Falls 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 Niagara Falls in January 2022.

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Niagara Falls weather stats

Niagara Falls weather statistics
Hottest month: July 26.6°C 79.9°F
Driest month: July 67mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: July 10.1hrs
Coldest month: January -1.4°C 29.5°F
Wettest month: December 96mm 3.8ins
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