January weather forecast and climate
New Delhi, India

The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India
The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India
January, the same as December, in New Delhi, India, is an agreeable winter month, with average temperature varying between 9.2°C (48.6°F) and 20.8°C (69.4°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 20.8°C (69.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 54%.

Rainfall

In New Delhi, during January, the rain falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 11mm (0.43") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 74.2 rainfall days, and 305mm (12.01") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In New Delhi, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in New Delhi, with an average of 7.3h of sunshine.

UV index

In New Delhi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the coldest month in New Delhi?

The coldest month in New Delhi, India, is January, with an average high-temperature of 20.8°C (69.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the temperature in January in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in January, the average high-temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in New Delhi?

In January, the average relative humidity is 54%.

How many days does it rain in January in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in January, during 2.9 rainfall days, 11mm (0.43") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does New Delhi have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in New Delhi?

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 7.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in New Delhi?

The average sunshine in January in New Delhi, India, is 7.3h.

What is the UV index reading in January in New Delhi?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 20.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (42.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (32°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average pressure in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average pressure in January: 1017mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (996.7mbar).

Average wind speed in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6.7km/h).

Average humidity in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average humidity in January: 54%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (18%).

Average rainfall in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 11mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (86mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.2 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.3h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

Average sunshine days in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average sunshine days in January: 27.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (29.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.3 days).

Average UV index in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May and June (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average cloud cover in January: 12

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 5).

Average visibility in January - New Delhi, India
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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