Australia weather in January 2020

  • 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

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Expect 26°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Australia in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Australia in January before you book your next holiday to Australia in 2020/2021. The January weather averages shown above are for Sydney.

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The January weather guide for Australia, represented by Sydney, shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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Guide to Australia weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in Australia in January is a warm 26°C (79°F) with low heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 19°C (66°F). There are usually 7 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 51% of the 14 hours of daylight.

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 sea temperature in and around Australia in January is 22°C (72°F).

The weather in Australia in January is represented by Sydney.

Australia sunrise & sunset times for January 2020

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Australia in January 2020. Select a month to view Australia sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Australia sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Sydney.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st January 2020 04:47 19:09
Thursday, 2nd January 2020 04:48 19:09
Friday, 3rd January 2020 04:49 19:10
Saturday, 4th January 2020 04:49 19:10
Sunday, 5th January 2020 04:50 19:10
Monday, 6th January 2020 04:51 19:10
Tuesday, 7th January 2020 04:52 19:10
Wednesday, 8th January 2020 04:53 19:10
Thursday, 9th January 2020 04:54 19:10
Friday, 10th January 2020 04:54 19:10
Saturday, 11th January 2020 04:55 19:10
Sunday, 12th January 2020 04:56 19:10
Monday, 13th January 2020 04:57 19:09
Tuesday, 14th January 2020 04:58 19:09
Wednesday, 15th January 2020 04:59 19:09
Thursday, 16th January 2020 05:00 19:09
Friday, 17th January 2020 05:01 19:09
Saturday, 18th January 2020 05:02 19:08
Sunday, 19th January 2020 05:03 19:08
Monday, 20th January 2020 05:04 19:08
Tuesday, 21st January 2020 05:05 19:07
Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 05:06 19:07
Thursday, 23rd January 2020 05:07 19:06
Friday, 24th January 2020 05:08 19:06
Saturday, 25th January 2020 05:09 19:05
Sunday, 26th January 2020 05:10 19:05
Monday, 27th January 2020 05:11 19:04
Tuesday, 28th January 2020 05:12 19:04
Wednesday, 29th January 2020 05:13 19:03
Thursday, 30th January 2020 05:14 19:02
Friday, 31st January 2020 05:15 19:02
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