Bucharest
Romania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Bucharest, Romania

A water fountain in front of the Palace of Parliament, one of the most prominent buildings in the world, in Bucharest, Romania, on a beautiful sunny morning
A water fountain in front of the Palace of Parliament, one of the most prominent buildings in the world, in Bucharest, Romania, on a beautiful sunny morning
January, like December, in Bucharest, Romania, is a wintry winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between -5.5°C (22.1°F) and 1.5°C (34.7°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 1.5°C (34.7°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.5°C (22.1°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 89%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout January, 40mm (1.6") of precipitation is accumulated. In Bucharest, Romania, during the entire year, the rain falls for 72 days and collects up to 595mm (23.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. The month with the most snowfall in Bucharest is January when 137mm (5.4") of snow is typically aggregated.

Daylight

In Bucharest, the average length of the day is 9.3h.

Sunshine

In Bucharest, the average sunshine is 2.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Bucharest?

The coldest month in Bucharest, Romania, is January, with an average high-temperature of 1.5°C (34.7°F) and an average low-temperature of -5.5°C (22.1°F).

What is the temperature in January in Bucharest?

In Bucharest, Romania, in January, the average high-temperature is 1.5°C (34.7°F), and the average low-temperature is -5.5°C (22.1°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Bucharest?

The average relative humidity in January in Bucharest, Romania, is 89%.

How much does it rain in Bucharest in January?

In Bucharest, Romania, in January, during 6 rainfall days, 40mm (1.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Bucharest in January?

Throughout January, 137mm (5.4") of snow is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Bucharest?

The month with the most snowfall in Bucharest, Romania, is January when 137mm (5.4") of snow is typically aggregated.

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

In Bucharest, Romania, the average length of the day in January is 9.3h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bucharest?

In Bucharest, the average sunshine in January is 2.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Bucharest?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Bucharest?

In Bucharest, Romania, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average high temperature in January: 1.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -5.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.5°C).

Average humidity in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average humidity in January: 89%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (73%).

Average rainfall in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average rainfall in January: 40mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (77mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (32mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are April and July (7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (5 days).

Average snowfall in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average snowfall in January: 137mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (137mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average daylight in January: 9.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in January - Bucharest, Romania
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).