Nanaimo Weather in January

What's the weather like in Nanaimo (British Columbia) in January 2023?

The climate in Nanaimo during January can be summarized as cool and wet.

January is in the winter in Nanaimo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 5°C (42°F), whilst at night -1°C (31°F) is normal.

Nanaimo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 5.4°C 41.6°F
Nightly temperature -0.8°C 30.7°F
Average temperature 2.3°C 36.1°F
Daily sunshine 1.7 hrs
Avg rainfall 182 mm 7.1 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 7.6°C 45.6°F
Humidity 86%
Windspeed 16.6kph 10 mph

On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Nanaimo with around 182mm 7.1 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.7 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Nanaimo

Nanaimo average temperature in January

January rainfall

Nanaimo average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Nanaimo 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 Nanaimo in January 2022.

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Nanaimo weather stats

Nanaimo weather statistics
Hottest month: August 23.2°C 73.8°F
Driest month: July 28mm 1.1ins
Sunniest month: August 8.6hrs
Coldest month: January 5.2°C 41.4°F
Wettest month: December 213mm 8.4ins
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