Berlin weather in January (Berlin Federal State, Germany)

People don't tend to visit Berlin in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Berlin in January lies at 3.3°C (37.94°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -2.0°C (28.4°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 43mm (1.7 inches). There are generally around 14 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 57 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

 

Berlin, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -2 °C  
Max Temperature 3 °C  
Chance of Rain 49%  
Precipitation 42mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 82% *  
Sunshine 57 hrs *  

Where to stay in Berlin

Where to go in Germany in January

Find out more about the weather in Germany in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Some years it can also snow this month, so bring gloves or mittens, a scarf and a warm hat.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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