The price of Bitcoin has risen to a new monthly high. In January, BTC prices experienced a historic leap, rising about 10% this week alone, and about 30% since December last year. A similar rise occurred in January 2013, when Bitcoin rose 54.5%. Bitcoin's price pattern may be taking shape. Based on the past performance of such digital assets, prices may soar further this year. 2013 was the best year for Bitcoin. The worst monthly performance came in 2015.