Damascus
Syria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Damascus, Syria

A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
A view of the magnificent Holy place in the Ummayad mosque in Damascus, Syria, with white clouds in the blue sky
January, like December, in Damascus, Syria, is a cool winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 12.6°C (54.7°F) and 0.4°C (32.7°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

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

Daylight

In Damascus, the average length of the day is 10.2h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Damascus are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability 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 - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the coldest month in Damascus?

The coldest month in Damascus, Syria, is January, 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 temperature in January in Damascus?

In January, in Damascus, Syria, the average high-temperature is 12.6°C (54.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 0.4°C (32.7°F).

How much does it rain in Damascus in January?

In January, in Damascus, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout January, 27.9mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Damascus?

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

How many days does it snow in January in Damascus?

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

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.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Damascus?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Damascus have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Damascus is 5.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Damascus?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Damascus?

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

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

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

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 lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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 lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.3h

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

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).