Kathmandu
Nepal
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kathmandu, Nepal

Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
Beautiful ancient monuments in the Durbar square in Kathmandu, Nepal
January, the same as December, is another comfortable winter month in Kathmandu, Nepal, with average temperature varying between 2.4°C (36.3°F) and 19.1°C (66.4°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.4°C (36.3°F).

Humidity

In Kathmandu, the average relative humidity in January is 79%.

Rainfall

In Kathmandu, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 14.4mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 110 rainfall days, and 1454.9mm (57.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kathmandu, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7.2h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Kathmandu. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 Kathmandu?

With an average high-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.4°C (36.3°F), January is the coldest month.

What is the temperature in January in Kathmandu?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Kathmandu, is 19.1°C (66.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 2.4°C (36.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Kathmandu?

In Kathmandu, Nepal, the average relative humidity in January is 79%.

How much does it rain in Kathmandu in January?

In Kathmandu, in January, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 14.4mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In January, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kathmandu have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Kathmandu is 7.2h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Kathmandu?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kathmandu, Nepal, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average high temperature in January: 19.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (29.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.4°C).

Average humidity in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average humidity in January: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (53%).

Average rainfall in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall in January: 14.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (363.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (8.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (1 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are July and September (Average sunshine: 4.4).

Average UV index in January - Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).