January weather forecast
Los Angeles, CA

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Weather in January

The start of the year in Los Angeles, California, offers a gentle introduction, mainly dominated by mild temperatures and lower humidity. It is noteworthy that January has the lowest daylight hours of 10.2 hours among the twelve months, leading to shorter days and longer nights. The month exhibits a moderate rainfall pattern with average wind speeds, maintaining the city's atmospheric balance. A unique feature of Los Angeles weather in January is that despite the lower daylight duration, sunshine duration remains relatively high. Thus, January can be considered a cooler month with considerable sunlight.

Temperature

With the advent of January, Los Angeles experiences an average high-temperature of a still enjoyable 66°F (18.9°C), mirroring a close resemblance to the previous month. An average low-temperature of 50.9°F (10.5°C) is common in Los Angeles during the nights of January.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Los Angeles is 53%.

Rainfall

In Los Angeles, in January, during 5.2 rainfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Los Angeles, during the entire year, the rain falls for 44.6 days and collects up to 8.11" (206mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Los Angeles, California, is 10h and 11min.
On the first day of January in Los Angeles, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 5:22 pm PST.

Sunshine

In Los Angeles, the average sunshine in January is 6.8h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the UV index of 4 transforms into the following advice:
Put precautions into practice - Protective measures against sun-induced damage are advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays play a pivotal role in reducing solar eye damage.

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Los Angeles in January?

January temperatures in Los Angeles vary between a high-temperature of 66°F (18.9°C) and a low-temperature of 50.9°F (10.5°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Los Angeles?

The average relative humidity in January in Los Angeles, California, is 53%.

How much does it rain in Los Angeles in January?

In January, in Los Angeles, the rain falls for 5.2 days. Throughout January, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Los Angeles?

The average day length in January in Los Angeles is 10h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Los Angeles?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 4:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:50 am and sunset at 5:22 pm PST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Los Angeles?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Los Angeles, California, is 6.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Los Angeles?

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Los Angeles, California.

How high is the UV index in January in Los Angeles?

In Los Angeles, California, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average rainfall days
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Average visibility

Average temperature in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average temperature in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average high temperature in January: 66°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (83.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (64°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 50.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (49.8°F).

Average pressure in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average pressure in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average pressure in January: 30.1"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.1"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are June and September (29.89"Hg).

Average wind speed in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average wind speed in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (6.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (4.5mph).

Average humidity in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average humidity in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average humidity in January: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (50%).

Average rainfall in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average rainfall in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (1.73").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0.04").

Average rainfall days in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average rainfall days in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (6.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 5min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average sunshine days in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average sunshine days in January: 24.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (28.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.7 days).

Average UV index in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average UV index in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The months with the highest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average cloud cover in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average cloud cover in January: 21

The months with the most cloud cover are March and December (Cloud cover 22).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

Average visibility in January
Los Angeles, CA

Average visibility in January - Los Angeles, CA
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

Los Angeles, California, USA

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