January weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

January, the same as December, in Victoria, Canada, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.6°C (43.9°F) and 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Temperature

In Victoria, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still chilly 6.6°C (43.9°F). In Victoria, Canada, in January, the average low-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F).

Humidity

January is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Victoria is January when the rain falls for 8.5 days and typically aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through March, November and December. In January, in Victoria, it is snowing for 1.2 days. Throughout January, 27mm (1.06") of snow is accumulated. In Victoria, during the entire year, snow falls for 6.8 days, and aggregates up to 93mm (3.66") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Victoria, the average seawater temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Victoria, the average length of the day in January is 8.9h.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 4.5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
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 Victoria?

In January, in Victoria, the average high-temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 3.5°C (38.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Victoria?

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

How much does it rain in Victoria in January?

In Victoria, in January, during 8.5 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Victoria?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Victoria. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 37mm (1.46") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in January, snow falls for 1.2 days, with typically accumulated 27mm (1.06") of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, in January, the average water temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F). Swimming in 7.4°C (45.3°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, the average length of the day in January is 8.9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Victoria?

Months with the least sunshine in Victoria, Canada, are January and December, with an average of 4.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Victoria have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Victoria?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Victoria, Canada, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: 6.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (20.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 3.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

Average rainfall in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (37mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (2.3 days).

Average snowfall in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 27mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (53mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: 7.4°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4.5).

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

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