The climate in Kagoshima during January can be summarized as cool and a little damp.
January is in the winter in Kagoshima and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (53°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||11.4°C 52.5°F|
|Nightly temperature||2.2°C 36°F|
|Average temperature||6.8°C 44.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||4.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||88 mm 3.5 ins|
|Rainy days||18 days|
|Sea temperature||20.1°C 68.2°F|
|Windspeed||11.2kph 7 mph|
On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Kagoshima with around 88mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Kagoshima in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||August||31.2°C 88.2°F|
|Driest month:||December||73mm 2.9ins|
|Coldest month:||January||11.2°C 52.2°F|
|Wettest month:||June||396mm 15.6ins|