January weather forecast
Cannes, France

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Small yachts docked on the port in Cannes, France
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Weather in January

January in Cannes, France, usually heralds the beginning of the new year with relatively chill temperatures. One of the key distinctions of this month is its average cold temperature, which fluctuates from 6.4°C (43.5°F) to 11.1°C (52°F). As Cannes transitions from the winter season, the arrival of January introduces less sunlight, shorter days, and colder sea temperatures, affecting the overall climate in the city. Wind speeds moderate to roughly average levels for the year. The rainfall amounts and patterns offer no break to residents, as precipitation characterizes the month's general weather conditions.

Temperature

January, known for its average high temperature of 11.1°C (52°F) and an average low temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F), is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Cannes is 68%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 8.8 days. Throughout January, 24mm (0.94") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 107.2 rainfall days, and 501mm (19.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January and February are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall in Cannes is January, when snow falls for 0.1 days and typically aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Cannes, France, the average seawater temperature in January is 13.5°C (56.3°F).
Note: Taking a dip in 13.5°C (56.3°F) can be perilous. Submersion in temperatures under 10°C (50°F) triggers severe cold shock accompanied by hyperventilation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Cannes is 9h and 23min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:04 and sunset at 17:05. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 07:49 and sunset at 17:40 CET.

Sunshine

With an average of 6.4h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: A typical high UV index of 3 in January suggests the following recommendations:
Take measures. Individuals with light skin might experience burns in under 30 minutes. Limiting exposure to the direct Sun during midday hours can help prevent harmful UV radiation effects. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat. Beware! Reflection from snow can magnify the Sun's UV radiation nearly twofold.
Updated: Jan 24, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are the coldest months in Cannes?

In Cannes, the average lowest temperatures are observed in January, with a high of 11.1°C (52°F) and a low of 6.4°C (43.5°F).

What are January temperatures in Cannes?

An average high-temperature, in January, in Cannes, is 11.1°C (52°F) and the average low-temperature is 6.4°C (43.5°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Cannes?

In January, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How much does it rain in Cannes in January?

In Cannes, in January, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 24mm (0.94") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Cannes?

The month with the most snowfall in Cannes, France, is January, when snow falls for 0.1 days and typically aggregates up to 4mm (0.16") of snow.

When does it start snowing in Cannes?

January is the first month it typically snows in Cannes. Throughout January, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 4mm (0.16") of snow.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Cannes?

In January, the average sea temperature in Cannes is 13.5°C (56.3°F). Swimming in 13.5°C (56.3°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.

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

In January, the average day length in Cannes is 9h and 23min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Cannes?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:04 and sunset at 17:05. On the last day of the month, in Cannes, sunrise is at 07:49 and sunset at 17:40 CET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Cannes?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Cannes, France, with an average of 6.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Cannes have in January?

In Cannes, France, the average sunshine duration in January is 6.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cannes?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Cannes.

What is the UV index reading in January in Cannes?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Cannes is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Cannes, France

Average temperature in January - Cannes, France
  • Average high temperature in January: 11.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (11.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 6.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (6.4°C).

Average pressure in January
Cannes, France

Average pressure in January - Cannes, France
  • Average pressure in January: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.5mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and November (1013.9mbar).

Average wind speed in January
Cannes, France

Average wind speed in January - Cannes, France
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (13.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.1km/h).

Average humidity in January
Cannes, France

Average humidity in January - Cannes, France
  • Average humidity in January: 68%

The months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (70%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (65%).

Average rainfall in January
Cannes, France

Average rainfall in January - Cannes, France
  • Average rainfall in January: 24mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (117mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (12mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Cannes, France

Average rainfall days in January - Cannes, France
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (5.1 days).

Average snowfall in January
Cannes, France

Average snowfall in January - Cannes, France
  • Average snowfall in January: 4mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4mm).
The months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January
Cannes, France

Average snowfall days in January - Cannes, France
  • Average snowfall days in January: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (0.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January
Cannes, France

Average sea temperature in January - Cannes, France
  • Average sea temperature in January: 13.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (13.1°C).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Cannes, France

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Cannes, France
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 2min

The months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 24min).

Average sunshine days in January
Cannes, France

Average sunshine days in January - Cannes, France
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.5 days).

Average UV index in January
Cannes, France

Average UV index in January - Cannes, France
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

Average cloud cover in January
Cannes, France

Average cloud cover in January - Cannes, France
  • Average cloud cover in January: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in January
Cannes, France

Average visibility in January - Cannes, France
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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

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