Southampton Weather in January

What's the weather like in Southampton, United Kingdom in January 2020?

The climate in Southampton during January can be summarized as cool and a little damp.

January is in the winter in Southampton and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (46°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

Southampton weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 7.5°C 45.5°F
Nightly temperature 2.1°C 35.8°F
Average temperature 4.8°C 40.6°F
Daily sunshine 2.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 81 mm 3.2 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 9.6°C 49.3°F
Humidity 92%
Windspeed 16.9kph 11 mph

On average January is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Southampton with around 81mm 3.2 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Southampton

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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Southampton weather stats

Southampton weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.2°C 70.2°F
Driest month: July 41mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: August 6.9hrs
Coldest month: January 7.4°C 45.3°F
Wettest month: December 83mm 3.3ins
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