Providence January Weather

Averages and records for weather in Providence, Rhode Island in the month of January.
Typical Providence January Weather
1991–2020
Average daily high 38.2 °F
Average daily low 22.0 °F
Average monthly precipitation 4.0 inches
Average monthly snow 11.1 inches
Daily chance of precipitation 36.2%
Daily chance of snow 18.8%
Providence January Weather Records
1948–2024
Highest temperature 70 °F January 12, 2020
Lowest temperature -13 °F January 23, 1976
Highest daily low 54 °F January 6, 2007
Lowest daily high 7 °F January 16, 1994
Hottest average high temperature 45.3 °F 1950
Coldest average high temperature 27.7 °F 1970
Most daily precipitation 2.9 inches January 4, 1982
Most monthly precipitation 11.7 inches 1979
Most daily snow 19.0 inches January 8, 1996
Most monthly snow 36.7 inches 2005
Note: Daily averages are a moving average which includes 14 days before and after
Day Average (°F) Record (°F)
High Low High Low
January 1 40.6 24.6 64 0
January 2 40.5 24.4 59 -1
January 3 40.4 24.3 64 1
January 4 40.2 24.1 61 -9
January 5 40.0 24.0 63 -12
January 6 39.7 23.8 64 1
January 7 39.4 23.4 61 -3
January 8 39.0 23.0 66 -4
January 9 38.8 22.8 59 -8
January 10 38.8 22.7 59 -1
January 11 38.7 22.6 65 -5
January 12 38.4 22.4 70 -8
January 13 38.3 22.2 63 0
January 14 38.3 22.1 69 -4
January 15 38.2 22.1 67 -9
January 16 38.2 22.0 61 -6
January 17 38.1 22.0 59 -8
January 18 38.1 21.9 62 -9
January 19 38.0 21.8 62 -4
January 20 38.0 21.7 58 -5
January 21 38.0 21.7 59 -2
January 22 38.1 21.7 60 -10
January 23 38.1 21.7 62 -13
January 24 38.1 21.7 65 -2
January 25 38.1 21.7 60 1
January 26 38.0 21.6 63 3
January 27 37.9 21.4 66 0
January 28 37.7 21.4 59 -1
January 29 37.7 21.2 69 2
January 30 37.7 21.2 60 -2
January 31 37.8 21.3 62 -2
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2024 Providence Airport location