Liepāja
Latvia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Liepāja, Latvia

January, the same as December, in Liepāja, Latvia, is a freezing cold winter month, with average temperature varying between -5.7°C (21.7°F) and -0.5°C (31.1°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of -0.5°C (31.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.7°C (21.7°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Liepāja is 87.2%.

Rainfall

In January, in Liepāja, Latvia, the rain falls for 19.8 days. Throughout January, 48.1mm (1.9") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Liepāja, there are 173.4 rainfall days, and 668.5mm (26.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 4°C (39.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 7.6h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Liepāja is 1.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Liepāja are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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 Liepāja?

The coldest month in Liepāja, Latvia, is January, with an average high-temperature of -0.5°C (31.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.7°C (21.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Liepāja?

In January, in Liepāja, Latvia, the average high-temperature is -0.5°C (31.1°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.7°C (21.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Liepāja?

In Liepāja, Latvia, the average relative humidity in January is 87.2%.

How many days does it rain in January in Liepāja?

In Liepāja, in January, it is raining for 19.8 days, with typically 48.1mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Liepāja?

In Liepāja, Latvia, the average seawater temperature in January is 4°C (39.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

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

In January, the average length of the day in Liepāja is 7.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Liepāja?

In Liepāja, Latvia, the average sunshine in January is 1.1h.

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

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Liepāja, Latvia.

How high is the UV index in January in Liepāja?

In Liepāja, Latvia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in January: -0.5°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (19.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -5.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (13.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-5.8°C).

Average humidity in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average humidity in January: 87.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (87.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (75.7%).

Average rainfall in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in January: 48.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (80.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (32.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (19.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (9.9 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average daylight in January: 7.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1.1h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0.9h).

Average UV index in January - Liepāja, Latvia
  • Average UV index in January: 0

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).