January weather forecast
Lucerne, Switzerland

The city of Lucerne, Switzerland, with the river between and the distant scenic mountains
The city of Lucerne, Switzerland, with the river between and the distant scenic mountains

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another cold winter month in Lucerne, Switzerland, with average temperature varying between 3.4°C (38.1°F) and -2.3°C (27.9°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 3.4°C (38.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.3°C (27.9°F).

Humidity

In Lucerne, the average relative humidity in January is 83%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Lucerne, Switzerland. Rain falls for 9.3 days and accumulates 51mm (2.01") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Lucerne, Switzerland. In Lucerne, Switzerland,, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 160mm (6.3") of snow. Throughout the year, in Lucerne, Switzerland, there are 21.1 snowfall days, and 660mm (25.98") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 9h.

Sunshine

In Lucerne, the average sunshine in January is 1.5h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in January interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Lucerne?

The coldest month in Lucerne is January, with an average high-temperature of 3.4°C (38.1°F) and an average low-temperature of -2.3°C (27.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lucerne?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lucerne is 83%.

What is the driest month in Lucerne?

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 9.3 days and typically collects 51mm (2.01") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Lucerne?

In Lucerne, during January, the rain falls for 9.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 51mm (2.01") of precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Lucerne?

In Lucerne, in January, snow falls for 3.8 days, with typically accumulated 160mm (6.3") of snow.

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

In Lucerne, the average length of the day in January is 9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lucerne have in January?

In Lucerne, the average sunshine in January is 1.5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Lucerne, Switzerland, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lucerne?

In Lucerne, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average temperature in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average high temperature in January: 3.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -2.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (14.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.3°C).

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Average humidity in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average humidity in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average humidity in January: 83%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average rainfall in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall in January: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (154mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (51mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average rainfall days in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (13.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.7 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average snowfall in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall in January: 160mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (202mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average snowfall days in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average snowfall days in January: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (7.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average daylight in January: 9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.2h).

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Average UV index in January
Lucerne, Switzerland

Average UV index in January - Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is June (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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