January weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

January, like December, is another chilly winter month in Victoria, Canada, with average temperature varying between 7.6°C (45.7°F) and 1.5°C (34.7°F).

Temperature

In Victoria, in January, the average high-temperature is 7.6°C (45.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.5°C (34.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 78.2%.

Rainfall

In Victoria, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 132.8mm (5.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 845.5mm (33.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Victoria, the average seawater temperature is 7.4°C (45.3°F). Swimming in 7.4°C (45.3°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.

Daylight

In Victoria, the average length of the day in January is 8.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Victoria is 2.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Victoria?

In January, in Victoria, the average high-temperature is 7.6°C (45.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 1.5°C (34.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Victoria?

In January, the average relative humidity in Victoria, Canada, is 78.2%.

How much does it rain in Victoria in January?

In January, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout January, 132.8mm (5.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

How much does it snow in Victoria in January?

In January, in Victoria, it is snowing for 2 days. Throughout January, 109mm (4.3") of snow is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Victoria?

In January, the average sea temperature in Victoria is 7.4°C (45.3°F). Swimming in 7.4°C (45.3°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 Victoria?

In Victoria, the average length of the day in January is 8.9h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Victoria?

In January, the average sunshine in Victoria, Canada, is 2.3h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average high temperature in January: 7.6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 1.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.1°C).

Average humidity in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average humidity in January: 78.2%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (55.9%).

Average rainfall in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall in January: 132.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (148.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (17.9mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (18.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (5.2 days).

Average snowfall in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall in January: 109mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (137mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in January: 2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in January: 7.4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (7.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average daylight in January: 8.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

Average UV index in January - Victoria, Canada
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).

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