The climate in San Francisco during January can be summarized as mild and wet.
January is in the winter in San Francisco and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||13.4°C 56.1°F|
|Nightly temperature||6.6°C 43.9°F|
|Average temperature||10°C 50°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.4 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||125 mm 4.9 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||12.4°C 54.2°F|
|Windspeed||12.2kph 8 mph|
On average January is the wettest month of the year in San Francisco with around 125mm 4.9 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 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 San Francisco in January 2022.
|Hottest month:||September||21.4°C 70.5°F|
|Driest month:||July||1mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||13.2°C 55.8°F|
|Wettest month:||January||125mm 4.9ins|