Tallinn weather in January (Harjumaa, Estonia)

People don't tend to visit Tallinn in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Tallinn in January lies at 0.1°C (32.18°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -5.3°C (22.46°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 53mm (2.1 inches). There are generally around 19 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 28 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Tallinn, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -5 °C  
Max Temperature 0 °C  
Chance of Rain 64%  
Precipitation 52mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 89%  
Sunshine 28 hrs  

Where to go in Estonia in January

Find out more about the weather in Estonia 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 to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Tallinn should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat since there will be many periods of snow.

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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