Brisbane
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Brisbane, Australia

Sunset in Brisbane, Australia, with a view of the Brisbane River and cloudy evening skies
Sunset in Brisbane, Australia, with a view of the Brisbane River and cloudy evening skies
January, like December, in Brisbane, Australia, is another warm summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 21.2°C (70.2°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the warmest months.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Brisbane are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 63%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Brisbane. Rain falls for 12.5 days and accumulates 139.3mm (5.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Brisbane, in January, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Brisbane, Australia, the average length of the day in January is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 8.5h.

UV index

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Brisbane?

Warmest months in Brisbane are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Brisbane?

In Brisbane, in January, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F).

What are the most humid months in Brisbane?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 63%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Brisbane?

In Brisbane, Australia, the average relative humidity in January is 63%.

How many days does it rain in January in Brisbane?

In Brisbane, in January, it is raining for 12.5 days, with typically 139.3mm (5.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Brisbane?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12.5 days and accumulates 139.3mm (5.5") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Brisbane?

In Brisbane, the average seawater temperature in January is 26°C (78.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in January in Brisbane?

In Brisbane, the average length of the day in January is 13.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Brisbane?

In January, the average sunshine is 8.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Brisbane?

January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Brisbane.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Brisbane?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Brisbane is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and February (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (20.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9°C).

Average humidity in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average humidity in January: 63%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (63%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (50%).

Average rainfall in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 139.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (139.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (30.2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5.2 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (21°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.5h

Months with most sunshine are September and November (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.6h).

Average UV index in January - Brisbane, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).