January weather forecast and climate
Venice, Italy

The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica
The Grand water canal of Venice in Italy and a background view of Santa Maria Della Salute Basilica

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Venice, Italy, is another chilly winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 6.6°C (43.9°F) and -0.1°C (31.8°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 6.6°C (43.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Venice. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Venice, the average water temperature is 10°C (50°F).
Note: Swimming in 10°C (50°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9.2h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Venice is 2.6h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Venice?

The coldest month in Venice is January, with an average high-temperature of 6.6°C (43.9°F) and an average low-temperature of -0.1°C (31.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Venice?

In January, in Venice, the average high-temperature is 6.6°C (43.9°F), and the average low-temperature is -0.1°C (31.8°F).

What are the most humid months in Venice?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Venice?

In Venice, the average relative humidity in January is 81%.

How many days does it rain in January in Venice?

In Venice, Italy, in January, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 47mm (1.85") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Venice?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 6 days and accumulates 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Venice?

In Venice, in January, the average water temperature is 10°C (50°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

What is the average length of the day in January in Venice?

In January, the average length of the day in Venice, Italy, is 9.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Venice have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Venice is 2.6h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Venice?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Venice is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Venice, Italy

Average temperature in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average high temperature in January: 6.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -0.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-0.1°C).

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Average humidity in January
Venice, Italy

Average humidity in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average humidity in January: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (71%).

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Average rainfall in January
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall in January: 47mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (47mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Venice, Italy

Average rainfall days in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (5.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Venice, Italy

Average sea temperature in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average sea temperature in January: 10°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July and August (25.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (8.8°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Venice, Italy

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average daylight in January: 9.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

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Average UV index in January
Venice, Italy

Average UV index in January - Venice, Italy
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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