The climate in Sochi during January can be summarized as cool and wet.
January is in the winter in Sochi and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (47°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||8.6°C 47.4°F|
|Nightly temperature||2.1°C 35.7°F|
|Average temperature||5.3°C 41.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||3.6 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||145 mm 5.7 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||9.9°C 49.9°F|
|Windspeed||11.2kph 7 mph|
On average January is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Sochi with around 145mm 5.7 inches of rain making it a wet 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 3.6 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 Sochi in January 2021.
|Hottest month:||July||25.9°C 78.6°F|
|Driest month:||May||91mm 3.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||8.4°C 47.1°F|
|Wettest month:||December||147mm 5.8ins|