Whistler Weather in January

What's the weather like in Whistler (British Columbia) in January 2025?

The climate in Whistler during January can be summarized as cold and wet.

January is in the winter in Whistler and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (29°F), whilst at night -8°C (17°F) is normal.

Whistler weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -2°C 28.5°F
Nightly temperature -8.3°C 17.2°F
Average temperature -5.1°C 22.8°F
Daily sunshine 2.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 183 mm 7.2 ins
Rainy days 16 days
Sea temperature 7°C 44.7°F
Humidity 81%
Windspeed 11.9kph 7 mph

On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Whistler with around 183mm 7.2 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 2.3 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Whistler

Whistler average temperature in January

January rainfall

Whistler average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Whistler 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 Whistler in January 2024.

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Whistler weather stats

Whistler weather statistics
Hottest month: August 16.8°C 62.2°F
Driest month: July 66mm 2.6ins
Sunniest month: July 9hrs
Coldest month: January -2.1°C 28.2°F
Wettest month: December 216mm 8.5ins
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