Maastricht weather in January (Limburg, Netherlands)

Planning a trip to Maastricht in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Maastricht generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Daytime temperatures hover around 7°C, while nights can cool down to about 1°C. It's often the coldest month of the year, a perfect time to cozy up indoors. Make sure to bring along suitable winter clothing.

Maastricht in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 74 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 20 days of rain are anticipated.

The area sees fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 68 hours of sunshine. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Maastricht. June, July, August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Maastricht climate page with graphs.

 

Maastricht, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 1°C  
Max Temperature 7°C  
Chance of Rain 65%  
Precipitation 74 mm  
Rainy days 20 days  
Humidity 86%  
Windspeed 18 km/h  
Sunshine 68 hours  
Percentage Sunshine 25%  

Where to go in the Netherlands in January

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Maastricht in January?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

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

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

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Maastricht.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to the Netherlands? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in the Netherlands. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.