New Delhi weather in January (Delhi NCR, India)

Looking to travel to New Delhi in January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In New Delhi the weather in January is generally perfect, characterized by pleasant temperatures and low rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 71°F (show in °C). But by evening, they drop to around 48°F. This period usually represents the year's more moderate temperatures, but it's far from being chilly.

New Delhi in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 1 inches (show in mm) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 1 day of rain.

The city usually sees around 219 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January, February, March, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


New Delhi, monthly averages in January

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 47.8°F  
Max Temperature 70.5°F  
Chance of Rain 4%  
Precipitation 1 inches  
Rainy days 1 day  
Humidity 51%  
Windspeed 4 mph  
Sunshine 219 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in January

Find out more about the weather in India 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in New Delhi in January?

For visitors traveling to New Delhi, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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