Weather in Edinburgh in january 2023

The weather in Edinburgh in the month of january comes from statistical datas on the last years. You can view the weather statistics the entire month, but also navigating through the tabs for the beginning, the middle and the end of the month.

Average weather throughout january

very bad weather 59.7cm

Weather at 6am
40°F

Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Weather at 12pm
41°F

Partly Cloudy

27%

Clear/Sunny

21%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 6pm
40°F

Partly Cloudy

24%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Weather at 3am
40°F

Partly Cloudy

25%

Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Snow showers

11%



Evolution of daily average temperature and precipitation in Edinburgh in january

These charts show the evolution of average minimum/maximum temperatures as well as average daily precipitation volume in Edinburgh in january.


The climate of Edinburgh in january is very bad

In january in Edinburgh, the climate is wet (with 3.2in of precipitation over 6 days). It should be noted an improvement from the previous month since in december it receives an average of 3.5in of precipitation over 5 days.

The climate is rather cold here this month. Plan a sweater! The thermometer averaged maximum of 43°F. The seasonal minimum is 38°F. Thus, the mean temperature average on this month of january in Edinburgh is 40°F. These temperatures are far removed from those records observed in Edinburgh in the month of january with a maximum record of 56°F in 2016 and a minimum record of 22°F in 2010. You can expect to have about 6 days with temperatures under 32°F, or 19% of the month.

Day length in Edinburgh in january is 07:38. Sunrise is at 08:33 and sunset is at 16:11.




Seasonal average climate and temperature of Edinburgh in january

Check below seasonal norms These datas are set from the weather statements of the past years of january.

January
Outside temperature
Average temperature 40°F
Highest temperature 43°F
Lowest temperature 38°F
Highest record temperature 56°F
(2016)
Lowest record temperature 22°F
(2010)
Number of days at -32°F 6 day(s)
(19%)
Sea temperature
Average sea temperature 46°F
Lowest sea temperature 43°F
Highest sea temperature 48°F
Wind
Wind speed 24km/h
Wind temperature 31°F
Precipitation (rainfall)
Rainfall 3.2in
Number of days with rainfall 6 day(s)
(20%)
Record daily rainfall 0.9in
(2020)
Snowfall 59.7cm
Other climate data
Humidity 90%
Visibility 8.58km
Cloud cover 58%
UV index 2
Daily sunshine hours 6
Sunrise and sunset
Time of sunrise 08:33
Time of sunset 16:11
Length of day 07:38
Our opinion about the weather in january
Our opinion at whereandwhen.net very bad


How was the weather last january?

Here is the day by day recorded weather in Edinburgh in january 2022:

01-01-2022
Light drizzle
50°F to 54°F
02-01-2022
Overcast
47°F to 50°F
03-01-2022
Light drizzle
43°F to 47°F
04-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 40°F
05-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 38°F
06-01-2022
Light drizzle
32°F to 43°F
07-01-2022
Patchy heavy snow
34°F to 38°F
08-01-2022
Overcast
38°F to 43°F
09-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
38°F to 41°F
10-01-2022
Overcast
38°F to 41°F
11-01-2022
Cloudy
38°F to 45°F
12-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 47°F
13-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
41°F to 49°F
14-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 47°F
15-01-2022
Cloudy
38°F to 43°F
16-01-2022
Cloudy
40°F to 49°F
17-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
36°F to 45°F
18-01-2022
Overcast
36°F to 49°F
19-01-2022
Light rain
45°F to 47°F
20-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 40°F
21-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
32°F to 45°F
22-01-2022
Patchy rain nearby
41°F to 49°F
23-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
40°F to 45°F
24-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
43°F to 49°F
25-01-2022
Partly Cloudy
32°F to 43°F
26-01-2022
Cloudy
43°F to 49°F
27-01-2022
Cloudy
45°F to 49°F
28-01-2022
Overcast
40°F to 50°F
29-01-2022
Patchy rain nearby
49°F to 52°F
30-01-2022
Overcast
34°F to 41°F
31-01-2022
Clear/Sunny
38°F to 43°F

Map: other cities in Scotland in january

Cities near Edinburgh:

Musselburgh in januaryvery bad weather
Burntisland in januaryvery bad weather
Prestonpans in januaryvery bad weather
Cockenzie in januaryvery bad weather
Kirkcaldy in januaryvery bad weather
Dunfermline in januaryvery bad weather
Livingston in januaryvery bad weather
Glenrothes in januaryvery bad weather
Bo'ness in januaryvery bad weather
Methil in januaryvery bad weather
North Berwick in januaryvery bad weather
Falkirk in januaryvery bad weather
Scotland in january: See full list of cities

Click over cities on the map for information about the weather in january.

Legend: Edinburgh perfect weather good tolerable bad very bad


Weather data for Edinburgh in january:

Weather data for Edinburgh for january are derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Edinburgh. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Edinburgh can vary slightly from year to year, but this data should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags or check for the best time in year to go to Edinburgh.


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