January weather forecast and climate
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan with distant snowy peaks
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan with distant snowy peaks
January, the same as December, is a cool winter month in Thimphu, Bhutan, with average temperature fluctuating between 12.3°C (54.1°F) and -2.6°C (27.3°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 97 rainfall days, and 1447mm (56.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Thimphu is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in January 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. 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.

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).

What is the temperature in January in Thimphu?

In January, in Thimphu, the average high-temperature is 12.3°C (54.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -2.6°C (27.3°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Thimphu?

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

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in January?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, the average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Thimphu?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Thimphu have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Thimphu is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Thimphu?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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).

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).