Svalbard weather in January 2025

Expect -13°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 0 hours of sunshine per day in Svalbard in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Svalbard in January before you book your next holiday to Svalbard in 2025/2026.

  • -13°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-13
    -13°C max day temperature
  • 0 hours of sunshine per day
  • 13 days with some rainfall in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)13
    13 days with some rainfall
  • -20°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-20
    -20°C min night temperature
  • 0 hours of daylight per day in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)0
    0 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 22 mm monthly rainfall in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)22
    22 mm of monthly rainfall
  • No UV (maximum) index in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)0
    No UV (Maximum) Index UV index
  • -2°C sea temperature in January in Svalbard (Longyearbyen)-2
    -2°C sea temperature

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The January weather guide for Svalbard, represented by Longyearbyen, (Longyearbyen) 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 Svalbard in January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach -13°C in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in January, falling to -20°C at night.

How sunny is it in Svalbard in January?

There are normally 0 hours of bright sunshine each day in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in January - that's 0% of daylight hours.

Is the sea cold around Svalbard in January?

The average sea temperature around Longyearbyen, Svalbard in January is -2°C.

Does it rain in Svalbard in January?

There are usually 13 days with some rain in Longyearbyen, Svalbard in January and the average monthly rainfall is 22mm. Rain may fall as snow in this month.

Svalbard January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Svalbard in January 2025. Select a month to view Svalbard sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Svalbard sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Longyearbyen.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec

Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st January 2025 Darkness all day
Thursday, 16th January 2025 Darkness all day
Friday, 31st January 2025 Darkness all day

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