January weather forecast
Damascus, Syria

The grand Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria
The grand Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria

Weather in January

January, like December, in Damascus, Syria, is a cool winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 12.6°C (54.7°F) and an average low of 0.4°C (32.7°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 12.6°C (54.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.4°C (32.7°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 7 days and typically aggregates up to 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January, February and December are months with snowfall in Damascus. January has the most snowfall days of the year in Damascus. Snow falls for 5 days.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Damascus. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 Damascus?

January is the coldest month in Damascus, Syria, with an average high-temperature of 12.6°C (54.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 0.4°C (32.7°F).

What is the rainiest month in Damascus?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 7 days and accumulates 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Damascus?

In Damascus, during January, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Damascus?

The month with the most snowfall days in Damascus, Syria, is January when snow falls for 5 days.

How many days does it snow in January in Damascus?

In January, in Damascus, snow falls for 5 days.

How many hours of daylight does Damascus have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Damascus, Syria, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Damascus?

January and December, with an average of 5.3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Damascus have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Damascus is 5.3h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Damascus?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Damascus, Syria, is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Damascus, Syria

Average temperature in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average high temperature in January: 12.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 0.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0.4°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Damascus, Syria

Average rainfall in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall in January: 27.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (27.9mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Damascus, Syria

Average rainfall days in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and February (7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average snowfall days in January
Damascus, Syria

Average snowfall days in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Damascus, Syria

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5.3).

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Average UV index in January
Damascus, Syria

Average UV index in January - Damascus, Syria
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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