Almaty weather in January (Kazakhstan)

Most people don't tend to visit Almaty during January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Almaty in January lies at 0.5°C (32.9°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is -8.0°C (17.6°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 26mm (1.0in) rain. This makes it the driest month of the year. It rains/snows an average of 8 days of the month. The sun will occasionally show itself with 117 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in January? Wear a base layer in cold weather, this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. Visitors traveling to Almaty should definitely plan on bringing a warm sweater and winter jacket since there will be periods of snow.

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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 -8 °C
Max Temperature 0 °C
Chance of Rain 27%
Precipitation 26mm
Rainy Days 8
Sunshine Hours 117

 

Where to stay in Almaty

Where to go in Kazakhstan in January

Find out more about the weather in Kazakhstan 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
5/10
Cycling
2/10
Walking
2/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
2/10

Weather Forecasts for Almaty

SUN   Jan 29
-1°C | -9°C
SW 9 kmph
MON   Jan 30
-1°C | -11°C
SW 7 kmph
TUE   Jan 31
1°C | -10°C
SSW 9 kmph
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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