Australia weather in January 2023

  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Australia (Sydney)26
    26°C max day temperature
  • 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

Below are average maximum temperatures at popular destinations in Australia in January. Select a destination to see more weather parameters.

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How hot is it in Australia in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 26°C in Sydney, Australia in January with low heat and humidity, falling to 19°C at night.

How sunny is it in Australia in January?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Sydney, Australia in January - that's 51% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Australia in January?

The average sea temperature around Sydney, Australia in January is 22°C.

Does it rain in Australia in January?

There are usually 12 days with some rain in Sydney, Australia in January and the average monthly rainfall is 124mm.

Australia January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Australia in January 2023. Select a month to view Australia sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Australia sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Sydney.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Sunday, 1st January 2023 04:47 19:09
Monday, 16th January 2023 05:00 19:09
Tuesday, 31st January 2023 05:15 19:01

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