Average Weather during 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 often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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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 73 °F
Max Temperature 84 °F
Water Temperature 77 °F
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 196

What To Do

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

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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