The climate in Winnipeg during January can be summarized as very cold and dry.
January is in the winter in Winnipeg and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -14°C (8°F), whilst at night -24°C (-11°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||-13.5°C 7.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||-23.8°C -10.8°F|
|Average temperature||-18.6°C -1.5°F|
|Daily sunshine||4.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||20 mm 0.8 ins|
|Rainy days||8 days|
|Sea temperature||4.5°C 40.1°F|
|Windspeed||16.9kph 11 mph|
On average January is the 3rd driest month of the year in Winnipeg with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 8 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 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 Winnipeg in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||July||25.8°C 78.4°F|
|Driest month:||February||15mm 0.6ins|
|Coldest month:||January||-13.7°C 7.3°F|
|Wettest month:||June||79mm 3.1ins|