Buffalo Weather in January

What's the weather like in Buffalo, United States in January 2020?

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

January is in the winter in Buffalo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (31°F), whilst at night -8°C (17°F) is normal.

Buffalo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -0.9°C 30.5°F
Nightly temperature -8.4°C 17°F
Average temperature -4.6°C 23.7°F
Daily sunshine 3.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 78 mm 3.1 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 3.2°C 37.7°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 20.5kph 13 mph

On average January is the 6th driest month of the year in Buffalo with around 78mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.3 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Buffalo

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2019.

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Buffalo weather stats

Buffalo weather statistics
Hottest month: July 26°C 78.8°F
Driest month: July 70mm 2.8ins
Sunniest month: July 10.3hrs
Coldest month: January -1°C 30.2°F
Wettest month: December 100mm 3.9ins
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