Varanasi
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Varanasi, India

January, like December, in Varanasi, India, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 23°C (73.4°F) and min 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Rainfall

In Varanasi, in January, it is raining for 1.6 days, with typically 19mm (0.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 51.4 rainfall days, and 1058.2mm (41.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Varanasi, India, the average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In Varanasi, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

UV index

In Varanasi, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the coldest month in Varanasi?

The coldest month in Varanasi is January, with an average high-temperature of 23°C (73.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the temperature in January in Varanasi?

In January, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Varanasi?

In Varanasi, in January, it is raining for 1.6 days, with typically 19mm (0.7") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Varanasi have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Varanasi have in January?

In Varanasi, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Varanasi?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Varanasi, India, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Varanasi, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 23°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (40.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average rainfall in January - Varanasi, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (309.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (4.8mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Varanasi, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (13.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0.5 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Varanasi, India
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in January - Varanasi, India
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).