Average weather in January in Rotterdam (Zuid-Holland), Netherlands

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Rotterdam in January is 1.1°C (33.98°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 71mm (2.8in). It rains on average a total of 12 days. Most people don't tend to visit Rotterdam during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 6.6°C (43.88°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 68 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Rotterdam should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also plan on bringing your warm clothes, it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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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 1 °C
Max Temperature 6 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 71mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 68

 

Where to stay in Rotterdam

Where to go in Netherlands in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

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

Weather Forecasts for Rotterdam (Zuid-Holland)

FRI   Oct 07
18°C | 11°C
SW 25 kmph
0.8 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT   Oct 08
16°C | 10°C
W 23 kmph
3.7 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Oct 09
17°C | 8°C
S 16 kmph

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