The low temperatures last month were also above normal. The average low temp at my station in North Haven was 23.4°. The typical average low for January is 17°. That’s 6.4° above normal on the low temperatures!
We had several snow events in January but nothing serious. On the 16th, North Haven picked up 3.75” of snow which was the most that fell at one time all month. On the 21st, I received another .5” and again on the 28th received 1.5”. Total for the month was 5.75”. Average snowfall for the month of January is 9.2” so we fell short of that average as well.
The stormiest day of the month occurred on the last day of the month. We all remember the very mild temperatures followed by rain and very gusty winds. At my station, I recorded a 31 mph wind gust in my heavily wooded location. Just 1 mile to my Northeast, Nick had a 54 mph gust! I had a tree break in half and fall in my yard. It just missed hitting the deck which would have caused lots of damage.
Here’s some Data:
Average high: 39.2
Average low: 23.4
Highest : 59.5 – 31st
Lowest: 4.9 – 24th
Total, including melted snow: 1.68”
Greatest: .49 - 31st
Greatest: 3.75” - 16th