January weather forecast
Vancouver, Canada

The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Vancouver, Canada, with an average temperature ranging between min 2.3°C (36.1°F) and max 5.3°C (41.5°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still cold 5.3°C (41.5°F). In Vancouver, the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, during January, the rain falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 196mm (7.72") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Vancouver, there are 192.4 rainfall days, and 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall in Vancouver. In Vancouver, during January, snow falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 52mm (2.05") of snow. Throughout the year, in Vancouver, there are 10.2 snowfall days, and 192mm (7.56") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Vancouver, Canada, the average water temperature is 6.9°C (44.4°F).
Note: Swimming in 6.9°C (44.4°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Vancouver, Canada, the average length of the day in January is 8h and 46min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 4:24 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 5:07 pm PST.

Sunshine

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 is the temperature in January in Vancouver?

In January, in Vancouver, Canada, the average high-temperature is 5.3°C (41.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

What is the most humid month in Vancouver?

The most humid month in Vancouver, Canada, is January, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the average humidity in January in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, the average relative humidity in January is 84%.

How much does it rain in Vancouver in January?

In January, in Vancouver, the rain falls for 19.4 days. Throughout January, 196mm (7.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Vancouver in January?

In Vancouver, Canada, in January, during 1.8 snowfall days, 52mm (2.05") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Vancouver?

In January, the average sea temperature is 6.9°C (44.4°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in January?

The average day length in January in Vancouver is 8h and 46min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Vancouver?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:07 am and sunset at 4:24 pm. On the last day of the month, in Vancouver, sunrise is at 7:44 am and sunset at 5:07 pm PST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Vancouver?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 3.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Vancouver?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Vancouver is 3.9h.

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

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Vancouver.

What is the UV index reading in January in Vancouver?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average visibility

Average temperature in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average temperature in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: 5.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.9°C).

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Average pressure in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average pressure in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average pressure in January: 1018.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average wind speed in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average wind speed in January: 10.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average humidity in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 196mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (209mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (24mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall days in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 52mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (67mm).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall days in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average sea temperature in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: 6.9°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 8h and 46min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average sunshine days in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.4 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average UV index in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Vancouver, Canada

Average cloud cover in January - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in January: 59

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in January
Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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