Quito
Ecuador
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Quito, Ecuador

A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
A view of the tall iconic building of the Basilica del Voto in Quito, Ecuador, with a clear view of the city in extension
January, the same as December, in Quito, Ecuador, is another pleasant summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 9.8°C (49.6°F) and 21.2°C (70.2°F).

Temperature

In Quito, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still pleasant 21.2°C (70.2°F). In January, in Quito, the average low-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F).

Rainfall

In January, in Quito, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout January, 82.5mm (3.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Quito, during the entire year, the rain falls for 128 days and collects up to 1098.2mm (43.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the longest days in Quito are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight. Months with the shortest days in Quito, Ecuador, are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Quito, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Quito, Ecuador. Months with the lowest UV index in Quito, Ecuador, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Quito?

In January, in Quito, Ecuador, the average high-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.8°C (49.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Quito?

In Quito, during January, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 82.5mm (3.2") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Quito?

Months with the longest days in Quito, Ecuador, are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

What is the month with the shortest days in Quito?

Months with the shortest days are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Quito have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Quito is 12.1h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Quito?

In January, the average sunshine is 6.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Quito?

Months with the highest UV index in Quito, Ecuador, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

When is the lowest UV index in Quito?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in January in Quito?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Quito, Ecuador, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is March (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (10.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and September (9.4°C).

Average rainfall in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall in January: 82.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (171.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (21.5mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and April (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July and August (5 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average daylight in January: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.4h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
The month with least sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

Average UV index in January - Quito, Ecuador
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).