Paris
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Paris, France

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, viewed from River Seine, with a ship sailing across
The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, viewed from River Seine, with a ship sailing across
In January, winter is at the peak in Paris, and the presence of the cold winds result in low temperatures during the day and lower temperatures at night. With average temperatures between 3°C (37.4°F) and 7°C (44.6°F), the night temperatures seldom drop to 0°C (32°F) making the winter nights icy and chilly. Snow falls in small quantities for a few days, and without accumulating - it dissolves in a few days.
January in Paris has the highest humidity of the year at an average of 90%. It may feel a little cloggy and uncomfortable under the warm winter clothing.
Rainfall in January is moderately low, with an average of fourteen rainy days. Falling mostly in the afternoons, rains are accompanied by light floods and thunderstorms.
January receives the least amount of sunshine during the year, amounting only to an average of one sunshine hour per day. Apart from being cold, January is less bright, lowering most outdoor activities considerably in Paris.

What is the coldest month in Paris?

The coldest month in Paris is January, with an average high-temperature of 7.2°C (45°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.7°C (36.9°F).

What is the temperature in January in Paris?

In Paris, in January, the average high-temperature is 7.2°C (45°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.7°C (36.9°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Paris?

In Paris, in January, during 10.2 rainfall days, 53.7mm (2.11") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Paris have in January?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Paris have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Paris, France, is 2h.

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

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Paris, France.

What is the UV index reading in January in Paris?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Paris is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Paris, France
  • Average high temperature in January: 7.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (25.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (7.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°C).

Average rainfall in January - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall in January: 53.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (65mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (43mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Paris, France
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (10.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (6.9 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 6.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in January - Paris, France
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).