Weather in Cape May County, United States in January

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Visiting Cape May County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (42°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May County. Sea temperatures are a cold 4°C (39°F). January is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Cape May County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Cape May County in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (42°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Cape May County in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, with the sea water at 4°C (39°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Cape May County?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Cape May County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 5°C (42°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 8.9cm (3.5inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Cape May County. Sea temperatures are a cold 4°C (39°F). January is too cold for swimming in Cape May County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Cape May County warm in January?

No, Cape May County is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Cape May County in January is 5°C (42°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May County in January is 2°C (35°F). The average temperature is 5°C (40°F) in the previous month and 2°C (36°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Cape May County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Cape May County in January are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in Cape May County in January

The average maximum temperature in Cape May County in January is 5°C (42°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape May County in January is 2°C (35°F). The average temperature is 5°C (40°F) in the previous month and 2°C (36°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape May County in January is -2°C (29°F). The minimum temperature is 1°C (34°F) in the previous month and -1°C (30°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape May County in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in Cape May County. The sunshine percentage is 77% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Cape May County in January is typically 2.1 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape May County in January

The average sea water temperature in Cape May County in January is 4°C (39.2°F) which is extremely cold and not suitable for swimming. Taking a dip at this temperature would risk hypothermia.

Rainfall in Cape May County in January

The average total rainfall in Cape May County in January is 8.9cm (3.5inches) and on average there are 8.8 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape May County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape May County in January is -1°C (31°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and -1°C (-1°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape May County in January is typically 80%. The maximum relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 79.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape May County in January is typically 64.6%. The average relative humidity is 62.2% in the previous month and 63% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape May County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Cape May County in January is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape May County in January is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape May County in January is from the West-Northwest.

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