Scotland weather in January 2022

  • 6°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)6
    6°C max day temperature
  • 1 hour of sunshine per day
  • 18 days with some rainfall in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)18
    18 days with some rainfall
  • 0°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    0°C min night temperature
  • 8 hours of daylight per day in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)8
    8 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 66 mm monthly rainfall in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)66
    66 mm of monthly rainfall
  • No UV (maximum) index in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)0
    No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
  • 7°C sea temperature in January in Scotland (Edinburgh)7
    7°C sea temperature

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

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The January weather guide for Scotland (Edinburgh) 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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How cold is it in Scotland in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 6°C in Edinburgh, Scotland in January, falling to 0°C at night.

How sunny is it in Scotland in January?

There are normally 1 hour of bright sunshine each day in Edinburgh, Scotland in January - that's 18% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Scotland in January?

The average sea temperature around Edinburgh, Scotland in January is 7°C.

Does it rain in Scotland in January?

There are usually 18 days with some rain in Edinburgh, Scotland in January and the average monthly rainfall is 66mm.

Scotland January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Scotland in January 2022. Select a month to view Scotland sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Scotland sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Edinburgh.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Saturday, 1st January 2022 08:44 15:49
Sunday, 16th January 2022 08:33 16:13
Monday, 31st January 2022 08:09 16:44

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