Average Weather during January in London (Buckinghamshire), United Kingdom

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in London in January is 2.1°C (35.78°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 56mm (2.2in). This month is known as a chilly month. Be prepared January is also the coldest month. The average maximum temperature lies around 8.0°C (46.4°F). During the night it can cool down. In this month you will hardly see any sunshine with 62 hours of sun during the whole month.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to London should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Plan on bringing your warm clothes and something that will protect you from the rain. It can be a bit chilly and rainy during this period.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 35 °F
Max Temperature 46 °F
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 2 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 62

What To Do

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

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

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