Weather in Sydney, Australia in January

So you're interested in going to Sydney, Australia in January

January is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Sydney. January is a good month for swimming in Sydney with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Sydney in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Sydney in January

The average maximum temperature in Sydney in January is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sydney in January is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 21° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sydney in January is 19°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sydney in January

The average day light hours per day in Sydney in January are 14.1 and there are 11 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Sydney in January is typically 13.8 during January. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Sydney in January

The average sea water temperature in Sydney in January is 23.2° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Sydney in January

The average total rainfall in Sydney in January is 5.3cm and on average there are 12.5 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sydney in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sydney in January is 19° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sydney in January is typically 88.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.9% in the previous month and 89.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sydney in January is typically 69.1%. The average relative humidity is 67.4% in the previous month and 71.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sydney in January

The average maximum wind speed in Sydney in January is typically 37kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 38kmh in the previous month and 35kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sydney in January is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sydney in January is from the East-Southeast.

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