Lyon Weather in January

What's the weather like in Lyon (Rhône-Alpes) in January 2023?

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

January is in the winter in Lyon and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night -0°C (31°F) is normal.

Lyon weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 5.8°C 42.4°F
Nightly temperature -0.4°C 31.4°F
Average temperature 2.7°C 36.9°F
Daily sunshine 2.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 58 mm 2.3 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 11.8°C 53.2°F
Humidity 86%
Windspeed 10.4kph 7 mph

On average January is the driest month of the year in Lyon with around 58mm 2.3 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 2.3 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Lyon

Lyon average temperature in January

January rainfall

Lyon average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Lyon average rain in January

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 Lyon in January 2022.

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Lyon weather stats

Lyon weather statistics
Hottest month: July 26.3°C 79.3°F
Driest month: January 58mm 2.3ins
Sunniest month: July 10.2hrs
Coldest month: January 5.6°C 42.1°F
Wettest month: May 89mm 3.5ins
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