January weather forecast and climate
Katoomba, Australia

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Katoomba, Australia, with average temperature varying between 15.4°C (59.7°F) and 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F), January is the warmest month.

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 31.9°C (89.4°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 70%.

Rainfall

In January, in Katoomba, the rain falls for 16.7 days. Throughout January, 59mm (2.32") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 157.9 rainfall days, and 569mm (22.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Katoomba, Australia, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Katoomba, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the warmest month in Katoomba?

January is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.4°C (59.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Katoomba?

In January, in Katoomba, the average high-temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 31.9°C (89.4°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Katoomba?

The average relative humidity in January in Katoomba is 70%.

How much does it rain in Katoomba in January?

In Katoomba, during January, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 59mm (2.32") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Katoomba have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Katoomba have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Katoomba is 8.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Katoomba?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Katoomba.

What is the UV index reading in January in Katoomba?

In Katoomba, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28.6°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (13.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 15.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (15.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (3.3°C).

Average pressure in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average pressure in January: 1012.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1021.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.7mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (8.6km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March and April (6.3km/h).

Average humidity in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average humidity in January: 70%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (68%).

Average rainfall in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 59mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (109mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (22mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (17.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (8.9 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

Months with the most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average sunshine days in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (8.9 days).

Average UV index in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in January - Katoomba, Australia
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are March and April (7km).