Canberra
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Canberra, Australia

View of Kings
View of Kings' Avenue in Canberra, Australia, with a far view of the Australian/American Memorial site
January, like December, in Canberra, Australia, is another warm summer month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 58.5mm (2.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Canberra, during the entire year, the rain falls for 106.2 days and collects up to 616.6mm (24.3") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 14.2h.

Sunshine

January has the most sunshine of the year in Canberra, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the warmest month in Canberra?

January is the warmest month in Canberra, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Canberra?

In January, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).

How much does it rain in Canberra in January?

In January, in Canberra, the rain falls for 7.3 days. Throughout January, 58.5mm (2.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Canberra have in January?

In Canberra, the average length of the day in January is 14.2h.

What month has the most sunshine in Canberra?

With an average of 9.5h of sunshine, January has the most sunshine of the year in Canberra, Australia.

How long on average sun shines in January in Canberra?

The average sunshine in January is 9.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Canberra?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Canberra?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Canberra, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (11.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (-0.1°C).

Average rainfall in January - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 58.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (64.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (40.4mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Canberra, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (11.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.7 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Canberra, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 14.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.5h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).