Weather in California in January 2017

Check the weather in California 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 California, United States plus [sunrise & sunset times].

The January weather guide for California shown below is for Los Angeles.

Weather in California in January

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  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in January in California (Los Angeles)20
    20°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day (70% of daylight hours) in January in California7
    7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in January in California (Los Angeles)5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 8°C minimum night-time temperature in January in California (Los Angeles)8
    8°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in January in California (Los Angeles)10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in California (Los Angeles)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 80 mm monthly rainfall in January in California (Los Angeles)80
    80 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in January in California (Los Angeles)3
    3 (Moderate) UV index

The average maximum daytime temperature in California in January is a comfortable 20°C (68°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 70% of the 10 hours of daylight.

Expect 80mm (3.1 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 5 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be moderate (3 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cool 8°C (46°F). The weather in California in January is represented by Los Angeles.

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

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California sunrise & sunset times for January 2017

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

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