Weather in Australia in January 2017

Check the weather in Australia in January before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in January 2017 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Australia plus [sunrise & sunset times].

The January weather guide for Australia shown below is for Sydney.

Weather in Australia in January

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  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Australia (Sydney)26
    26°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (51% of daylight hours) in January in Australia7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 12 days with some rainfall in January in Australia (Sydney)12
    12 days with some rainfall
  • 19°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Australia (Sydney)19
    19°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in January in Australia (Sydney)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in January in Australia (Sydney)L
    Low heat & humidity
  • 124 mm monthly rainfall in January in Australia (Sydney)124
    124 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Australia (Sydney)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 22°C sea temperature in January in Australia (Sydney)22
    22°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Australia in January is a warm 26°C (79°F) with low heat & humidity. There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 51% of the 14 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Australia in January is 22°C (72°F).

Expect 124mm (4.9 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 12 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 19°C (66°F). The weather in Australia in January is represented by Sydney.

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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Australia sunrise & sunset times for January 2017

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Australia in January 2017. Select a month to view Australia sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Australia sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Sydney.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st January 2017 04:48 19:09
Monday, 2nd January 2017 04:48 19:10
Tuesday, 3rd January 2017 04:49 19:10
Wednesday, 4th January 2017 04:50 19:10
Thursday, 5th January 2017 04:51 19:10
Friday, 6th January 2017 04:52 19:10
Saturday, 7th January 2017 04:53 19:10
Sunday, 8th January 2017 04:53 19:10
Monday, 9th January 2017 04:54 19:10
Tuesday, 10th January 2017 04:55 19:10
Wednesday, 11th January 2017 04:56 19:10
Thursday, 12th January 2017 04:57 19:10
Friday, 13th January 2017 04:58 19:09
Saturday, 14th January 2017 04:59 19:09
Sunday, 15th January 2017 05:00 19:09
Monday, 16th January 2017 05:01 19:09
Tuesday, 17th January 2017 05:02 19:08
Wednesday, 18th January 2017 05:03 19:08
Thursday, 19th January 2017 05:04 19:08
Friday, 20th January 2017 05:05 19:07
Saturday, 21st January 2017 05:06 19:07
Sunday, 22nd January 2017 05:07 19:06
Monday, 23rd January 2017 05:07 19:06
Tuesday, 24th January 2017 05:08 19:05
Wednesday, 25th January 2017 05:09 19:05
Thursday, 26th January 2017 05:10 19:04
Friday, 27th January 2017 05:11 19:04
Saturday, 28th January 2017 05:12 19:03
Sunday, 29th January 2017 05:13 19:02
Monday, 30th January 2017 05:14 19:02
Tuesday, 31st January 2017 05:16 19:01
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