Average Precipitation for Massachusetts in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, communities and other locations in Massachusetts.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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 4.0 101
12 Edgartown 4.1 104
10 Hyannis 3.7 94
12 Nantucket 3.2 81
11 Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard 3.3 84

Eastern Massachusetts

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Boston 3.4 86
11 Brockton 4.0 102
12 East Wareham 4.2 106
13 Great Blue Hill, Milton 4.5 113
11 Haverhill 3.5 90
13 Hingham 4.5 114
10 Marblehead 3.8 95
11 New Bedford 3.8 97
12 Newburyport 3.7 93
12 Plymouth 4.8 122
11 Taunton 3.7 94

Central Massachusetts

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Amherst 3.4 85
13 Barre Falls Reservoir Dam 3.5 89
11 Buffumville Lake 3.8 96
13 East Brimfield Lake 3.7 93
11 Lowell 3.6 92
11 Tully Lake 3.6 90
10 Westfield 2.8 70
12 Worcester 3.5 89

Western Massachusetts

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 North Adams 2.5 64
12 Pittsfield 2.7 68
15 Worthington 4.0 100
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Massachusetts Precipitation
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