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 37.4°F (3°C) and 44.6°F (7°C), the night temperatures seldom drop to 32°F (0°C) 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 in 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.
  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The 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).

  • The average daylight in January: 9h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • The 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).

  • The 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).