January weather forecast
Jomsom, Nepal

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The lake Dhumba in Jomsom, Nepal, with a background landscape of the vast mountains
The lake Dhumba in Jomsom, Nepal, with a background landscape of the vast mountains

Weather in January

Jomsom starts the year with a cold and dry climate. The clear skies usually allow about 6 hours of sunlight daily. The weather begins to transition from the harsh winter temperatures, marking a distinct shift from December. This month brings the lowest temperatures of the year, with it dipping to as low as -14°C (6.8°F) and rarely exceeding 3°C (37.4°F). Despite the cold, the precipitation levels remain relatively low, making January an optimal time for those who enjoy winter hikes.

Temperature

In Jomsom, January records the lowest average temperatures, peaking at 3°C (37.4°F) and reaching a low of -14°C (6.8°F).

Rainfall

In Jomsom, in January, during 4 rainfall days, 22mm (0.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Jomsom, there are 104 rainfall days, and 659mm (25.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10h and 33min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:47 pm +0545.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum UV index of 6 during January leads to these instructions:
Undertake protective measures and comply with sun safety rules. Shielding against skin and eye damage is essential. The Sun's UV radiation is most intense from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sun exposure during these hours. Tightly woven clothing, when worn loosely, shields effectively against the Sun.

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest time of year?

The lowest temperatures are recorded in January, with averages reaching a high of 3°C (37.4°F) and a low of -14°C (6.8°F).

How cold is it in January?

The high-temperature, in January, in Jomsom, is 3°C (37.4°F), while the low-temperature averages to -14°C (6.8°F).

How much does it rain in January?

In Jomsom, Nepal, in January, during 4 rainfall days, 22mm (0.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January?

In Jomsom, the average day length in January is 10h and 33min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 7:02 am and sunset at 5:23 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:47 pm +0545.

How long on average sun shines in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 6h.

What is the UV index intensity in January?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Jomsom, Nepal

Average temperature in January - Jomsom, Nepal
  • Average high temperature in January: 3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June and July (17°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -14°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-14°C).

Average rainfall in January
Jomsom, Nepal

Average rainfall in January - Jomsom, Nepal
  • Average rainfall in January: 22mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (112mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Jomsom, Nepal

Average rainfall days in January - Jomsom, Nepal
  • Average rainfall days in January: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21 days).
The months with the least rainy days are November and December (2 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Jomsom, Nepal

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Jomsom, Nepal
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in January
Jomsom, Nepal

Average UV index in January - Jomsom, Nepal
  • Average UV index in January: 6

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

Jomsom, Nepal

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