January weather forecast and climate
Colchester, United Kingdom

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Colchester, United Kingdom, is another chilly winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 6.4°C (43.5°F) and min 2.9°C (37.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.9°C (37.2°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

Rainfall

In January, in Colchester, United Kingdom, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout January, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is accumulated. In Colchester, United Kingdom, during the entire year, the rain falls for 182 days and collects up to 445mm (17.52") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through March, November and December are months with snowfall. In Colchester, during January, snow falls for 2.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 8mm (0.31") of snow. In Colchester, United Kingdom, during the entire year, snow falls for 9.6 days, and aggregates up to 40mm (1.57") of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Colchester is 8.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 4.2h.

UV index

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Colchester. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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 Colchester?

January is the coldest month in Colchester, United Kingdom, with an average high-temperature of 6.4°C (43.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 2.9°C (37.2°F).

What are the most humid months in Colchester?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 87%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in January in Colchester?

The average relative humidity in January is 87%.

How many days does it rain in January in Colchester?

In Colchester, in January, it is raining for 14.3 days, with typically 30mm (1.18") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Colchester in January?

In Colchester, United Kingdom, in January, snow falls for 2.9 days, with typically accumulated 8mm (0.31") of snow.

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

In Colchester, United Kingdom, the average length of the day in January is 8.4h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Colchester?

The average sunshine in January in Colchester, United Kingdom, is 4.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Colchester?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Colchester?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Colchester, United Kingdom, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average temperature in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average high temperature in January: 6.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (6.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (14.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.9°C).

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Average pressure in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average pressure in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average pressure in January: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1016.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average wind speed in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average wind speed in January: 20km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (21km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average humidity in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average humidity in January: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall in January: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (54mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average rainfall days in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.8 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall in January: 8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (16mm).
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average snowfall days in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.7 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average daylight in January: 8.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average sunshine days in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (7.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

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

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
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
Colchester, United Kingdom

Average cloud cover in January - Colchester, United Kingdom
  • Average cloud cover in January: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 61).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 44).

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Average visibility in January
Colchester, United Kingdom

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

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

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