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Average weather January in Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rio de Janeiro in January is 23.0°C (73.4°F). The amount of rain in January is high with an average of 137mm (5.4in). The average maximum temperature lies around 29.0°C (84.2°F). During the night it can be very warm and sticky. With a water temperature of around 25.0°C (77°F), this is a great month to swim. If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and like sunbathing than this month is a great period to visit Rio de Janeiro. It has 196 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Rio de Janeiro should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Also bring your shorts and or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

Do these climate conditions match with when you want to go to Rio de Janeiro? Find out where to stay here.

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

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 23.0°C
Max Temperature 29.0°C
Water Temperature 25.0°C
Chance of Rain 40.0%
Precipitation 137mm
Rainy Days 12
Windspeed 10.8kmph
Humidity 79%
Sunshine Hours 196

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.
Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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