January weather forecast and climate
Banff, Canada

January, the same as December, in Banff, Canada, is a freezing cold winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of -6.3°C (20.7°F) and an average low of -13.9°C (7°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost 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

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 91%.

Rainfall

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.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 8.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Banff are January through March, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in January in Banff?

In January, the average high-temperature is -6.3°C (20.7°F), and the average low-temperature is -13.9°C (7°F).

What are the most humid months in Banff?

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

What is the average humidity in January in Banff?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Banff?

In Banff, Canada, in January, during 9.9 rainfall days, 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Banff?

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

How many days does it snow in January in Banff?

In Banff, Canada, in January, snow falls for 18.4 days, with typically accumulated 142mm (5.59") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Banff have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Banff is 8.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Banff?

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 in Banff, Canada, is 4.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Banff?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Banff?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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

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

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).

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).

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

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

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).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Banff, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 8.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.8h

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

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).

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).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October and November (UV index 1).

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).

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

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