Victoria
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Long-term weather forecast
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January weather forecast and climate
Victoria, Canada

January, like December, is a frosty winter month in Victoria, Canada, with average temperature ranging between max 7.6°C (45.7°F) and min 1.5°C (34.7°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still frosty 7.6°C (45.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Victoria, Canada, is 1.5°C (34.7°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 17.8 days. Throughout January, 132.8mm (5.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Victoria, there are 151.8 rainfall days, and 845.5mm (33.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Sea temperature

In Victoria, the average water 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

The average length of the day is 8.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. 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 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.

What is the temperature in January in Victoria?

In Victoria, Canada, 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).

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 Victoria, Canada, in January, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 132.8mm (5.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How much does it snow in Victoria in January?

In Victoria, during January, snow falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 109mm (4.3") of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Victoria?

In January, the average sea 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.

How many hours of daylight does Victoria have in January?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Victoria have in January?

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

When is 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 reading in January 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 radiation.
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).