Wakayama Weather in January

What's the weather like in Wakayama, Japan in January 2020?

The climate in Wakayama during January can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Wakayama and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

Wakayama weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 8.8°C 47.8°F
Nightly temperature 1.6°C 34.9°F
Average temperature 5.2°C 41.4°F
Daily sunshine 5.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 49 mm 1.9 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 16.5°C 61.8°F
Humidity 63%
Windspeed 12.6kph 8 mph

On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Wakayama with around 49mm 1.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Wakayama

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2019.

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Wakayama weather stats

Wakayama weather statistics
Hottest month: August 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: December 39mm 1.5ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 8.6°C 47.5°F
Wettest month: June 234mm 9.2ins
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