Tartu weather in January (Tartumaa, Estonia)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Tartu in January lies at -2.3°C (27.86°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -7.6°C (18.32°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Snowfall during January is moderate with an average of 41mm (1.6 inches). There are generally around 15 snowy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 36 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Tartu, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -7 °C  
Max Temperature -2 °C  
Chance of Rain 53%  
Precipitation 40mm  
Rainy days 16 days  
Humidity 88% *  
Sunshine 36 hrs *  

Where to stay in Tartu


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 Tartu 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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