January weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan

Weather in January

January, like December, in Thimphu, Bhutan, is another fresh winter month, with average temperature ranging between min -2.6°C (27.3°F) and max 12.3°C (54.1°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 12.3°C (54.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.6°C (27.3°F).

Rainfall

In Thimphu, in January, during 1 rainfall days, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Thimphu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 97 days and collects up to 1447mm (56.97") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

Sunshine

January, March, April and November, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Thimphu.

UV index

In Thimphu, Bhutan, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Thimphu?

January is the coldest month in Thimphu, with an average high-temperature of 12.3°C (54.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.6°C (27.3°F).

How much does it rain in Thimphu in January?

In Thimphu, in January, during 1 rainfall days, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Thimphu is 10.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Thimphu?

January, March, April and November, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, the average sunshine in January is 8h.

How high is the UV index in January in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average temperature in January - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in January: 12.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall in January - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in January: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in January - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average UV index in January
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average UV index in January - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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