January weather forecast and climate
Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France viewed from River Seine

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Paris, France, with average temperature varying between 5.9°C (42.6°F) and 1.8°C (35.2°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 5.9°C (42.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.8°C (35.2°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity in Paris are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In Paris, in January, during 15.1 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Paris, there are 154.8 rainfall days, and 390mm (15.35") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Paris are January through March and December. The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 2.4 days and typically aggregates up to 29mm (1.14") of snow.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Paris is 8.8h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Paris is January, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Paris. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Paris?

January is the coldest month in Paris, with an average high-temperature of 5.9°C (42.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.8°C (35.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Paris?

In January, in Paris, France, the average high-temperature is 5.9°C (42.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.8°C (35.2°F).

What are the most humid months in Paris?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Paris?

The average relative humidity in January in Paris, France, is 86%.

How much does it rain in Paris in January?

In Paris, France, in January, during 15.1 rainfall days, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Paris in January?

In Paris, France, in January, during 2.4 snowfall days, 29mm (1.14") of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Paris?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 2.4 days and typically aggregates up to 29mm (1.14") of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Paris have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 8.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Paris?

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Paris have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Paris is 3.8h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Paris?

In Paris, France, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Paris, France

Average temperature in January - Paris, France
  • Average high temperature in January: 5.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 1.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Paris, France

Average pressure in January - Paris, France
  • Average pressure in January: 1017.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1013.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Paris, France

Average wind speed in January - Paris, France
  • Average wind speed in January: 14.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (15.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Paris, France

Average humidity in January - Paris, France
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (68%).

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Average rainfall in January
Paris, France

Average rainfall in January - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall in January: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (49mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Paris, France

Average rainfall days in January - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (9.3 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Paris, France

Average snowfall in January - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall in January: 29mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Paris, France

Average snowfall days in January - Paris, France
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.4 days

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

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Paris, France
  • Average daylight in January: 8.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Paris, France

Average sunshine days in January - Paris, France
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in January
Paris, France

Average UV index in January - Paris, France
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Paris, France

Average cloud cover in January - Paris, France
  • Average cloud cover in January: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Paris, France

Average visibility in January - Paris, France
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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