January weather forecast
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Weather in January

January, like December, in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, is another cold winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 5.3°C (41.5°F) and 2.6°C (36.7°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 5.3°C (41.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.6°C (36.7°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, during January, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 37mm (1.46") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 184.3 rainfall days, and 443mm (17.44") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, are January through May, October through December. In Aberdeen, in January, snow falls for 5.2 days, with typically accumulated 33mm (1.3") of snow. In Aberdeen, during the entire year, snow falls for 17.2 days and aggregates up to 139mm (5.47") of snow.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Aberdeen is 7.3°C (45.1°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Aberdeen, the average length of the day in January is 7h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:47 am and sunset at 3:36 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 8:10 am and sunset at 4:33 pm GMT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Aberdeen is 4.6h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Aberdeen?

January is the coldest month in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, with an average high-temperature of 5.3°C (41.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.6°C (36.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Aberdeen?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 5.3°C (41.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 2.6°C (36.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Aberdeen?

The average relative humidity in January in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, is 84%.

How much does it rain in Aberdeen in January?

In Aberdeen, in January, during 15 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many days does it snow in January in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, in January, snow falls for 5.2 days, with typically accumulated 33mm (1.3") of snow.

What is the water temperature in January in Aberdeen?

In Aberdeen, United Kingdom, in January, the average water temperature is 7.3°C (45.1°F). Swimming in 7.3°C (45.1°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

The average day length in January in Aberdeen is 7h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Aberdeen?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 8:47 am and sunset at 3:36 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:10 am and sunset at 4:33 pm GMT.

How long on average sun shines in January in Aberdeen?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, is 4.6h.

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

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Aberdeen?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Aberdeen is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average temperature in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in January: 5.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (16.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (5.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (11.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (2.6°C).

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Average pressure in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average pressure in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in January: 1007.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1015.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1006.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in January: 23km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (23km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average humidity in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and September (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (80%).

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Average rainfall in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in January: 37mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (61mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (16mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (21.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (12.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in January: 33mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (51mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average sea temperature in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in January: 7.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (13.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (6.7°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in January: 7h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 49min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h and 36min

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in January: 11.2 days

The months with the most sunshine days are April and November (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (6.8 days).

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Average UV index in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average UV index in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in January: 2

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 4).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in January: 54

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 57).
The months with the least cloud cover are September and December (Cloud cover 50).

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Average visibility in January
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Average visibility in January - Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are March, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, April, May, June, July, August and September (9km).

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