January weather forecast
Kotor, Montenegro

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The walled city of Kotor in Montenegro, in the Bay of Kotor, surrounded by mountains on all sides
The walled city of Kotor in Montenegro, in the Bay of Kotor, surrounded by mountains on all sides

Weather in January

During January, Kotor, Montenegro experiences a colder climate as it is the beginning of the year, making the Atlantic Pine trees look rather frosty. There is a gradual increase in daylight hours, benefiting those who enjoy outdoor activities. The warmth of the sea is reduced, whilst rainfall is typically higher. In Kotor, the high and low temperatures fluctuate from 9°C (48.2°F) to 2°C (35.6°F) with rainfall reaching up to 151mm (5.94") during the first month of the year. Adapting to the winter weather, the city’s quaint cobblestone streets become less crowded, giving January its unique charm.

Temperature

The coldest temperatures in Kotor occur during January, when averages reach a peak of 9°C (48.2°F) and a low of 2°C (35.6°F).

Rainfall

In Kotor, in January, during 13 rainfall days, 151mm (5.94") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kotor, Montenegro, during the entire year, the rain falls for 133 days and collects up to 1398mm (55.04") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 14°C (57.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Kotor.
Note: Being in 14°C (57.2°F) waters at 13°C (55.4°F) is discomforting, but anything below 10°C (50°F) can jeopardize breathing and induce cold shock, factoring in physical endurance.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 9h and 29min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:14 and sunset at 16:22. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 16:56 CET.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Kotor is 4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Kotor, Montenegro, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The maximum UV index of 1 during January translates into these guidelines:
Prolonged sun exposure generally does not trouble most people. However, it is vital to ensure protection for babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin. Being in direct Sun during midday can be harmful due to intense solar radiation; take precautions. Wearing a wide-brim hat can block approximately 50% of UV radiation, protecting the eyes.
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Kotor?

Kotor's temperature records reveal January as the coldest month, marked by average highs of 9°C (48.2°F) and lows of 2°C (35.6°F).

What are January temperatures in Kotor?

The high-temperature in Kotor during January is 9°C (48.2°F) and the low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How much does it rain in Kotor in January?

In Kotor, in January, during 13 rainfall days, 151mm (5.94") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Kotor?

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 14°C (57.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Kotor.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Kotor?

In Kotor, the average seawater temperature in January is 14°C (57.2°F). Swimming in 14°C (57.2°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

The average day length in January in Kotor is 9h and 29min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Kotor?

On the first day of January in Kotor, Montenegro, sunrise is at 07:14 and sunset at 16:22. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 16:56 CET.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kotor?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Kotor, Montenegro, is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kotor?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kotor?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average temperature in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average high temperature in January: 9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (17°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (2°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average rainfall in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average rainfall in January: 151mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (194mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (42mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average rainfall days in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (7 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average sea temperature in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average sea temperature in January: 14°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (14°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average daylight in January: 9h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h).

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Average UV index in January
Kotor, Montenegro

Average UV index in January - Kotor, Montenegro
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 9).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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