Brisbane weather in January (Queensland, Australia)
How is the weather in Brisbane in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
In January, Brisbane generally has high temperatures and high rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 29°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 22°C. Typically, it's the hottest month of the year. Make sure to come prepared with breezy outfits. Whether you're out exploring or just lounging, being prepared can make your experience in this warm month much more enjoyable.
Brisbane in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 133 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.
The weather is predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 268 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Brisbane. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the most agreeable weather. On the other hand, January, February, March and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as favorable.
For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Brisbane climate page with graphs.
Brisbane, monthly averages in January
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So, what should you wear in Brisbane in January? It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 25°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.
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