Weather in Brisbane, Australia in January

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Visiting Brisbane, Australia in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 28.3cm (11.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 16.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Brisbane. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Brisbane with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Brisbane in the months of February, September, October, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Brisbane in January?

Yes, January is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Brisbane.

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 28.3cm (11.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 16.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Brisbane in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Brisbane with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Brisbane?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Brisbane.

January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (83°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 28.3cm (11.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are 16.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Brisbane. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Brisbane with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Brisbane warm in January?

Yes, Brisbane is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Brisbane in January is 29°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Brisbane in January is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Brisbane in January?

The average day light hours per day in Brisbane in January are 13.7. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Brisbane in January

The average maximum temperature in Brisbane in January is 29°C (83°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Brisbane in January is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Brisbane in January is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Brisbane in January

During January the average day light hours are 13.7 per day in Brisbane. The sunshine percentage is 36% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Brisbane in January is typically 14.9 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 Brisbane in January

The average sea water temperature in Brisbane in January is 26.8°C (80.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Brisbane in January

The average total rainfall in Brisbane in January is 28.3cm (11.1inches) and on average there are 16.1 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Brisbane in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Brisbane in January is 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Brisbane in January is typically 90.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.9% in the previous month and 92.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Brisbane in January is typically 73.6%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 74.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Brisbane in January

The average maximum wind speed in Brisbane in January is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Brisbane in January is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 14KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Brisbane in January is from the East.

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