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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||July||21.2°C 70.2°F|
|Driest month:||July||41mm 1.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||7.4°C 45.3°F|
|Wettest month:||December||83mm 3.3ins|