Brighton
United Kingdom
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Brighton, United Kingdom

Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
Brown sandy shores of Brighton Beach in the United Kingdom, with a background view of the city buildings, and people scattered on the shore
January, the same as December, in Brighton, United Kingdom, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 8°C (46.4°F) and 3°C (37.4°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Brighton, in January, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 88mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Brighton, there are 167 rainfall days, and 851mm (33.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Brighton, the average seawater temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F).
Note: Swimming in 9.3°C (48.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In Brighton, the average length of the day is 8.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Brighton are January, November and December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Brighton. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to 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. 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.

What are the coldest months in Brighton?

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Brighton?

In January, in Brighton, the average high-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 3°C (37.4°F).

How much does it rain in Brighton in January?

In Brighton, in January, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 88mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Brighton?

In Brighton, in January, the average water temperature is 9.3°C (48.7°F). Swimming in 9.3°C (48.7°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

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

In Brighton, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in January is 8.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Brighton?

Months with the least sunshine in Brighton, United Kingdom, are January, November and December, with an average of 2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Brighton?

In January, the average sunshine in Brighton, United Kingdom, is 2h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Brighton?

In Brighton, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in January: 8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (14°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

Average rainfall in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in January: 88mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (105mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (50mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (10 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average sea temperature in January: 9.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (8.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in January: 8.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 2).

Average UV index in January - Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).