January weather forecast and climate
Karachi, Pakistan

A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan
A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan
January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Karachi, Pakistan, with average temperature varying between 25.8°C (78.4°F) and 10.4°C (50.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F), January is the coldest month.

Rainfall

Throughout January, 6mm (0.24") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Karachi, 217.4mm (8.56") of rain is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Karachi is 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Karachi, the average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In Karachi, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Karachi?

The coldest month in Karachi is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Karachi?

In January, the average high-temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

How much does it rain in Karachi in January?

During January, Karachi regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.24") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Karachi?

In January, the average sea temperature in Karachi is 24°C (75.2°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24°C (75.2°F).

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

In January, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Karachi have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 8.7h.

How high is the UV index in January in Karachi?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Karachi is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 10.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.4°C).

Average rainfall in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall in January: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (85.5mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, March, April, May, June, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and July (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average UV index in January: 6

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