January weather forecast
Quito, Ecuador

The tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a view of the city in extension
The tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a view of the city in extension

Weather in January

January is an enjoyable summer month in Quito, Ecuador, with an average temperature varying between 8.8°C (47.8°F) and 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Quito, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a comfortable 16°C (60.8°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Humidity

In Quito, the average relative humidity in January is 87%.

Rainfall

In Quito, it is raining for 25.8 days, with typically 135mm (5.31") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 322.7 rainfall days, and 1835mm (72.24") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Quito is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 18:21. On the last day of January, in Quito, sunrise is at 06:23 and sunset at 18:31 -05.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Quito is 5.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Quito?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Quito, is 16°C (60.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Quito?

In Quito, the average relative humidity in January is 87%.

How many days does it rain in January in Quito?

In Quito, in January, it is raining for 25.8 days, with typically 135mm (5.31") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average day length in January is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Quito?

On the first day of January in Quito, Ecuador, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 18:21. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:23 and sunset at 18:31 -05.

How long on average sun shines in January in Quito?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 5.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Quito?

The months with the highest UV index are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Quito?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Quito, Ecuador, is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average temperature in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average high temperature in January: 16°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (15.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (9.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.6°C).

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Average pressure in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average pressure in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average pressure in January: 1013.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average wind speed in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average wind speed in January: 4.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are February and April (4.3km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average humidity in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average rainfall in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall in January: 135mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (229mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (78mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average rainfall days in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall days in January: 25.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (22.7 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 8min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is August (Average daylight: 12h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 42min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average sunshine days in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average sunshine days in January: 3.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (4.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average UV index in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The months with the highest UV index are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 4).
The month with the lowest UV index is February (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average cloud cover in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average cloud cover in January: 59

The months with the most cloud cover are March, April and November (Cloud cover 64).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in January
Quito, Ecuador

Average visibility in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average visibility in January: 6km

The months with the highest visibility are July, August and September (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (6km).

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