January weather forecast
Bansko, Bulgaria

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Weather in January

January in Bansko, Bulgaria, is characterized by cold temperatures, low daylight hours, and steady rainfall. The winter weather conditions solidify Bansko's reputation as a prime ski resort location. The temperature swings between -6.1°C (21°F) at night to 2.2°C (36°F) during the day, representing the coldest average minimum and maximum temperatures for the year. An upgrade from December is the increase in daylight hours, offering a little more outdoor time for visitors and locals alike. Rainfall is consistent, ensuring a healthy covering of snow on the ski slopes.

Temperature

January, characterized by an average high temperature of 2.2°C (36°F) and a low temperature of -6.1°C (21°F), is generally the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Bansko, during January, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 71mm (2.8") of precipitation. In Bansko, during the entire year, the rain falls for 111 days and collects up to 694mm (27.32") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Bansko is 9h and 32min.
On the first day of January in Bansko, sunrise is at 07:53 and sunset at 17:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 17:38 EET.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Bansko is 4h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Bansko is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 2 during January translates into the following directions:
The majority are not significantly affected by prolonged sun exposure. Infants, children, and those with fair skin must always have protection. The Sun's radiation is especially intense around midday; try to stay in shade during this period. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half.
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Bansko?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 2.2°C (36°F) and an average low-temperature of -6.1°C (21°F).

How cold is January in Bansko?

In Bansko, in January, the average high-temperature is 2.2°C (36°F), and the average low-temperature is -6.1°C (21°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Bansko?

In Bansko, in January, it is raining for 9 days, with typically 71mm (2.8") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bansko have in January?

The average day length in January in Bansko, Bulgaria, is 9h and 32min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Bansko?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:53 and sunset at 17:05. On the last day of the month, in Bansko, Bulgaria, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 17:38 EET.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bansko?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Bansko is 4h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Bansko?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Bansko, Bulgaria

Average temperature in January - Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Average high temperature in January: 2.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (2.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -6.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (12°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-6.1°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Bansko, Bulgaria

Average rainfall in January - Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall in January: 71mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (80mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (31mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Bansko, Bulgaria

Average rainfall days in January - Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (6 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Bansko, Bulgaria

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average UV index in January
Bansko, Bulgaria

Average UV index in January - Bansko, Bulgaria
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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