January weather forecast and climate
Calgary, Canada

The magnificent skyscrapers of the city of Calgary, Canada
The magnificent skyscrapers of the city of Calgary, Canada

Weather in January

January, like December, is another subzero cold winter month in Calgary, Canada, with temperature in the range of an average low of -11.2°C (11.8°F) and an average high of -3.9°C (25°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still subzero cold -3.9°C (25°F). In Calgary, Canada,, the average low-temperature is -11.2°C (11.8°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Calgary are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 82%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Calgary. Rain falls for 3.7 days and accumulates 9mm (0.35") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Calgary are January through June, September through December. In Calgary, Canada, during January, snow falls for 12.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of snow. In Calgary, during the entire year, snow falls for 75.3 days, and aggregates up to 629mm (24.76") of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Calgary is 8.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.3h.

UV index

January is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. 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 Calgary?

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 82%, are most humid months in Calgary, Canada.

What is the average humidity in January in Calgary?

The average relative humidity in January in Calgary, Canada, is 82%.

What is the driest month in Calgary?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Calgary, Canada. Rain falls for 3.7 days and accumulates 9mm (0.35") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Calgary?

In January, in Calgary, Canada, the rain falls for 3.7 days. Throughout January, 9mm (0.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Calgary in January?

In Calgary, in January, during 12.2 snowfall days, 66mm (2.6") of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Calgary have in January?

In Calgary, the average length of the day in January is 8.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Calgary have in January?

In Calgary, Canada, the average sunshine in January is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Calgary?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Calgary.

How high is the UV index in January in Calgary?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Calgary is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Calgary, Canada

Average temperature in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: -3.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -11.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (-11.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Calgary, Canada

Average pressure in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average pressure in January: 1019.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (1019.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1010.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Calgary, Canada

Average wind speed in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (13.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (10.3km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Calgary, Canada

Average humidity in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (59%).

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Average rainfall in January
Calgary, Canada

Average rainfall in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (65mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Calgary, Canada

Average rainfall days in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Calgary, Canada

Average snowfall in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 66mm

The month with the highest snowfall is April (102mm).
Months with the least snowfall are July and August (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Calgary, Canada

Average snowfall days in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Calgary, 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: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Calgary, Canada

Average sunshine days in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (22.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Calgary, Canada

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Calgary, Canada

Average cloud cover in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in January
Calgary, Canada

Average visibility in January - Calgary, Canada
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are June, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, July, October, November and December (9km).

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