Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in Massachusetts.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Cape Cod and Islands, Eastern , Central and Western Massachusetts.

Cape Cod and Islands

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Chatham 3.8 97
11 Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard 3.9 98
10 Hyannis 3.7 93
Nantucket 3.6 92
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 3.4 86

Eastern Massachusetts

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Boston 3.4 85
10 Brockton 3.8 95
12 East Wareham 4.2 106
13 Great Blue Hill, Milton 4.4 110
10 Haverhill 3.5 89
13 Hingham 4.3 110
10 Marblehead 3.9 99
11 New Bedford 3.8 97
11 Newburyport 3.6 92
12 Plymouth 4.5 114
10 Taunton 3.9 100

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Amherst 3.3 85
12 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 3.4 87
10 Buffumville Lake 3.8 96
12 East Brimfield Lake 3.7 95
10 Lowell 3.4 87
11 Tully Lake 3.5 90
13 Worcester 3.5 89

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Great Barrington 3.4 86
9 Knightville Reservoir Dam 3.5 90
10 Lanesboro 2.9 74
11 West Otis 3.3 85
16 Worthington 3.9 98
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Massachusetts Precipitation
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