Average weather in January in Perth (Western Australia), Australia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Perth in January is 18.0°C (64.4°F). January is a dry month with an average of 19mm (0.7in) rain. It rains on average a total of 3 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.0°C (87.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Perth with 355 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Perth might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day. With a water temperature of around 20.0°C (68°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 18 °C
Max Temperature 31 °C
Water Temperature 20 °C
Chance of Rain 10%
Precipitation 19mm
Rainy Days 3
Sunshine Hours 355

Where to stay in Perth

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What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Weather Forecasts for Perth (Western Australia)

SUN Jul 03
21°C | 8°C
Sunny

Sunny

MON Jul 04
22°C | 10°C
Sunny

Sunny

TUE Jul 05
15°C | 10°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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