January weather forecast and climate
Chisinau, Moldova

Aerial view of the Kishinev Cathedral in Chisinau, Moldova, beautiful surrounded by trees, with a distant view of the city
Aerial view of the Kishinev Cathedral in Chisinau, Moldova, beautiful surrounded by trees, with a distant view of the city
January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Chisinau, Moldova, with average temperature varying between 0.3°C (32.5°F) and -5.3°C (22.5°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 0.3°C (32.5°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.3°C (22.5°F).

Humidity

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In January, in Chisinau, the rain falls for 6.9 days. Throughout January, 26mm (1.02") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 98.6 rainfall days, and 283mm (11.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Chisinau, Moldova, are January through April, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Chisinau, Moldova, is January when snow falls for 8.2 days and typically aggregates up to 91mm (3.58") of snow.

Daylight

In Chisinau, the average length of the day in January is 9h.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Chisinau, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 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 Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the coldest month in Chisinau?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 0.3°C (32.5°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.3°C (22.5°F).

What is the temperature in January in Chisinau?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Chisinau, is 0.3°C (32.5°F), while the average low-temperature is -5.3°C (22.5°F).

What is the most humid month in Chisinau?

With an average relative humidity of 87%, January is the most humid month in Chisinau, Moldova.

What is the average humidity in January in Chisinau?

In Chisinau, Moldova, the average relative humidity in January is 87%.

How much does it rain in Chisinau in January?

In Chisinau, Moldova, in January, during 6.9 rainfall days, 26mm (1.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Chisinau?

In Chisinau, Moldova, in January, snow falls for 8.2 days, with typically accumulated 91mm (3.58") of snow.

When does it snow the most in Chisinau?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Chisinau, Moldova. Snow falls for 8.2 days and accumulates 91mm (3.58") of snow.

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

The average length of the day in January is 9h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Chisinau?

The month with the least sunshine in Chisinau is January, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Chisinau have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Chisinau is 3.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Chisinau?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Chisinau?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average high temperature in January: 0.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (29.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -5.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (50%).

Average rainfall in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average rainfall in January: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (58mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (10mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average snowfall in January: 91mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (91mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average snowfall days in January: 8.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.2 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average daylight in January: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.8h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in January - Chisinau, Moldova
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).