January weather forecast
Östersund, Sweden

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Weather in January

January in Östersund, Sweden brings in the New Year with temperatures plunging as low as -9.6°C (14.7°F) with daily highs around -4.8°C (23.4°F). With heavy snowfall witnessed, the weather makes for an ideal playground for winter sports enthusiasts. The city remains enveloped under thick fog with low visibility, limiting outdoor activities apart from sports. The harsh winter conditions may deter the faint-hearted, but the snow-clad city presents a breath-taking spectacle. Despite the chill, January holds its charm with the promise of a snow-filled landscape.

Temperature

January is the coldest month in Östersund, exhibiting average temperatures of -4.8°C (23.4°F) at the peak and -9.6°C (14.7°F) at the base.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Östersund is 90%.

Rainfall

In Östersund, in January, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 26mm (1.02") of accumulated precipitation. In Östersund, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122.4 days and collects up to 377mm (14.84") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, September through December are months with snowfall in Östersund. In Östersund, Sweden, in January, during 17 snowfall days, 176mm (6.93") of snow is typically accumulated. In Östersund, during the entire year, snow falls for 97.8 days and aggregates up to 978mm (38.5") of snow.

Daylight

In Östersund, the average length of the day in January is 5h and 56min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 09:38 and sunset at 14:30. On the last day of January, in Östersund, sunrise is at 08:38 and sunset at 15:50 CET.

Sunshine

In Östersund, Sweden, the average sunshine in January is 2.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Östersund are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 1 in January converts into the following recommendations:
Babies, children, and individuals with sensitive skin should always have protection against extended sun exposure. For skin protection, it's recommended to minimize Sun exposure during its peak hours around midday. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
Updated: Feb 2, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are the coldest months in Östersund?

Östersund's January weather, marked by an average high temperature of -4.8°C (23.4°F) and an average low temperature of -9.6°C (14.7°F), is the coldest in the year.

How cold is January in Östersund?

The high-temperature, in January, in Östersund, is -4.8°C (23.4°F), while the low-temperature averages to -9.6°C (14.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Östersund?

In January, the average relative humidity in Östersund is 90%.

How many days does it rain in January in Östersund?

In Östersund, Sweden, in January, it is raining for 5.5 days, with typically 26mm (1.02") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Östersund in January?

In Östersund, Sweden, in January, during 17 snowfall days, 176mm (6.93") of snow is typically accumulated.

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

In Östersund, the average day length in January is 5h and 56min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Östersund?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 09:38 and sunset at 14:30. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 08:38 and sunset at 15:50 CET.

How long on average sun shines in January in Östersund?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Östersund is 2.4h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Östersund?

In Östersund, Sweden, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
Average snowfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average sunshine days
Average UV index
Average cloud cover
Average visibility

Average temperature in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average temperature in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average high temperature in January: -4.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (18.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -9.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (9.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-9.6°C).

Average pressure in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average pressure in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average pressure in January: 1009.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1005.8mbar).

Average wind speed in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average wind speed in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (14.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average humidity in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average humidity in January: 90%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (67%).

Average rainfall in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall in January: 26mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (50mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (18mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average rainfall days in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

Average snowfall in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall in January: 176mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (192mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average snowfall days in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average snowfall days in January: 17 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average daylight in January: 5h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 20h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average sunshine days in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (15.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.4 days).

Average UV index in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average UV index in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average cloud cover in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average cloud cover in January: 62

The months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 45).

Average visibility in January
Östersund, Sweden

Average visibility in January - Östersund, Sweden
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (7km).

Östersund, Sweden

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