Boston January Weather History

 

Jan 1  High wind gusts to 80 mph in eastern MA associated with near blizzard in northern New England, 1969.
Jan 2-3 13 Inches of snow, 1996
11.8 Inches of snow, 1904
Jan 3 Latest ever measurable snow into a winter season, .6 inches, 1974
Jan 4 Coldest high temperature, 3 degrees, 1904
Jan 6 Severe ice storm, 1994
Jan 6-8 16.2 inches of snow, 1994
Jan 7 13.8 inches of snow, 1977
Jan 7-8 Blizzard of 1996 dumps 17.3 inches in 24 hours. (second greatest Jan. 24 hour total) Storm total was 18.2 inches (2nd greatest Jan.)
Jan 8-9 11.8 inches of snow, 1904
Jan 10 Record highest snow depth ever, 32 inches, 1996
Jan 11-12 12.1 inches of snow, 1976
Jan 13-14 Blizzard dropped 10-20 inches of snow over southern New England.   Large drifts were created by gales, 1964
Jan 15 Blizzard in eastern Massachusetts creates drifts to 5 feet, 1965
Jan 18 13.7 inches of snow, 1893
Jan 19-20 Blizzard over southern New England killed 20 people.  Heavy surf and flood damage occurred, 1961. 12.3 inches of snow in Boston
Jan 21-22 Greatest 24 hour precipitation 3.25 inches, 1881
Jan 22 End of record tying 10 consecutive days at or above 32F, 1995
Jan 23 End of 13 consecutive days if measurable precipitation, 1995
Lowest pressure ever in January, 28.61 inches, 1987
Jan 23-24 12.4 inches of snow, 1935
Jan 24 All time lowest temperature for Jan., -13 degrees, 1882
Jan 24-25 Northeast gales and high tides create millions of dollars in beach property and shipping, 1905
12 inches of snow in Boston, 1941
Jan 26 All time highest temperature for Jan., 72F, 1950
Jan 27 Northeast gales and heavy snow in southern New England, 1897
Wind gust to 67 mph, 1996
Jan 28 14.7 inches of snow, 1897
Jan 26-29 Northeast gales and high tides create 2 million dollars in damage to beach property and shipping, 1933
Jan 28-29 Boston transportation crippled in 12.8 inches of snow and northeast gales, 1943
Jan 31 Highest pressure ever in January, 31.00 inches, 1920
Jan 31-Feb 1 14.3 inches of snow, 1898