January weather forecast
Banff, Canada

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Banff, Canada, is another subzero cold winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min -13.9°C (7°F) and max -6.3°C (20.7°F).

Temperature

In Banff, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still freezing cold -6.3°C (20.7°F). In Banff, the average low-temperature is -13.9°C (7°F).

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Banff. Rain falls for 9.9 days and accumulates 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through June, September through December are months with snowfall. In January, in Banff, it is snowing for 18.4 days. Throughout January, 142mm (5.59") of snow is accumulated. In Banff, during the entire year, snow falls for 133.1 days and aggregates up to 1671mm (65.79") of snow.

Daylight

In Banff, the average length of the day in January is 8h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:46 am and sunset at 4:45 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 5:31 pm MST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Banff.

UV index

January through March, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What are the most humid months in Banff?

The months with the highest humidity in Banff are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

What is the average humidity in January in Banff?

In January, the average relative humidity in Banff, Canada, is 91%.

What is the driest month in Banff?

The month with the least rainfall in Banff is January, when the rain falls for 9.9 days and typically collects 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Banff in January?

In Banff, in January, it is raining for 9.9 days, with typically 18mm (0.71") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Banff?

In January, it is snowing for 18.4 days. Throughout January, 142mm (5.59") of snow is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Banff have in January?

In January, the average day length in Banff, Canada, is 8h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Banff?

On the first day of January in Banff, Canada, sunrise is at 8:46 am and sunset at 4:45 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:20 am and sunset at 5:31 pm MST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Banff?

The months with the least sunshine in Banff are January and December, with an average of 4.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Banff have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 4.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Banff?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through March, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in January in Banff?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Banff, Canada

Average temperature in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -6.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-8.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -13.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-15.9°C).

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Average pressure in January
Banff, Canada

Average pressure in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average pressure in January: 1019.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1019.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1011.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Banff, Canada

Average wind speed in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Banff, Canada

Average humidity in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 91%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (62%).

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Average rainfall in January
Banff, Canada

Average rainfall in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 18mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (116mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Banff, Canada

Average rainfall days in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9.9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Banff, Canada

Average snowfall in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 142mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (324mm).
The months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Banff, Canada

Average snowfall days in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 18.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (21.2 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Banff, Canada

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 8h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 59min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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Average sunshine days in January
Banff, Canada

Average sunshine days in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (13.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (4.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Banff, Canada

Average UV index in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October and November (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Banff, Canada

Average cloud cover in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in January: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 25).

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Average visibility in January
Banff, Canada

Average visibility in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (7km).

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