January weather forecast
Utrecht, Netherlands

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Weather in January

January in Utrecht, Netherlands, plays host to winter in full swing, with the month's temperatures registering as the second coldest of the year. It's a time when the city embraces the chill, blanketed with 12mm (0.47") of snow over 1.9 days. The rainfall and snowfall pave the way for high relative humidity, topping the charts at 87%. Subtle shifts in barometric pressure do little to alter the brisk and frosty conditions, contrasting starkly with the promise of warmth from the scarce 8.4 hours of daylight. The strong winds sweep across the city, setting the tone for the year ahead.

Temperature

January, marked by an average high-temperature of 5.2°C (41.4°F) and a low-temperature of 1.6°C (34.9°F), is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 87%.

Rainfall

In Utrecht, in January, during 11.9 rainfall days, 22mm (0.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 157.3 rainfall days, and 300mm (11.81") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Utrecht are January through March, November and December. In Utrecht, in January, snow falls for 1.9 days, with typically accumulated 12mm (0.47") of snow. Throughout the year, in Utrecht, there are 7.4 snowfall days, and 46mm (1.81") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Utrecht, the average length of the day in January is 8h and 22min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 08:47 and sunset at 16:37. On the last day of January, in Utrecht, Netherlands, sunrise is at 08:21 and sunset at 17:23 CET.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Utrecht, Netherlands, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, an average UV index of 2 transforms into the following instructions:
Unlike children, who always need sun protection, most individuals can remain in the sun for up to an hour without getting burnt. Solar radiation is at its peak intensity during midday, so it's advisable to stay indoors or in the shade. Arm yourself against UV rays' harm with protective apparel and UV-filtering shades. Mark this! Snow reflection can nearly double the UV radiation intensity from the Sun.
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Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Utrecht?

During the coldest month in Utrecht, January, temperatures average a high of 5.2°C (41.4°F) and a low of 1.6°C (34.9°F).

Is January cold in Utrecht?

Utrecht in January has an average high-temperature of 5.2°C (41.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 1.6°C (34.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Utrecht?

The average relative humidity in January in Utrecht, Netherlands, is 87%.

How much does it rain in Utrecht in January?

In Utrecht, Netherlands, during January, the rain falls for 11.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 22mm (0.87") of precipitation.

How much does it snow in Utrecht in January?

In Utrecht, in January, during 1.9 snowfall days, 12mm (0.47") of snow is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Utrecht have in January?

In January, the average day length is 8h and 22min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Utrecht?

On the first day of January in Utrecht, sunrise is at 08:47 and sunset at 16:37. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:21 and sunset at 17:23 CET.

How many hours of sunshine does Utrecht have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Utrecht, Netherlands, is 3.8h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Utrecht?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Utrecht is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average temperature in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average high temperature in January: 5.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 1.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (1.4°C).

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Average pressure in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average pressure in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average pressure in January: 1014.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average wind speed in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average wind speed in January: 17.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (17.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average humidity in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average rainfall in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall in January: 22mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (36mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (15mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average rainfall days in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (10.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average snowfall in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall in January: 12mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (21mm).
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average snowfall days in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1.9 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are February and December (2.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average daylight in January: 8h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average sunshine days in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average sunshine days in January: 14.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average UV index in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average cloud cover in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average cloud cover in January: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in January
Utrecht, Netherlands

Average visibility in January - Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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