Weather in January in Azerbaijan

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Azerbaijan. Is this month a good time to go to Azerbaijan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Azerbaijan in January?

The weather in Azerbaijan in January ranges from poor to unpleasant depending on the destination. It is a winter month.

During January in Azerbaijan the average maximum daytime temperatures are low and range from 5°C (40°F) in Qabala to 7°C (44°F) in Baku. Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 2°C (36°F) in Baku and -4°C (25°F) in Qabala.

Precipitation in January ranges from low in Baku with an average of 21mm (0.8inch) rainfall to moderate in Qabala with 44mm (1.7inch). It is also generally a dark month with an average of 90 hours of sunshine in Baku during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Azerbaijan.

Where to go in Azerbaijan in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Azerbaijan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Azerbaijan

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Azerbaijan?

Average weather in Baku

In January Baku generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (44°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Baku
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
10°C / 50°F 
5°C / 41°F 
103 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
6 days 
7°C / 44°F 
2°C / 36°F 
90 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
6°C / 43°F 
2°C / 36°F 
87 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Baku

Average weather in Sheki

In January Sheki generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C (40°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -4°C (25°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sheki
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
44mm / 1.7inch 
8 days 
poor 
5°C / 40°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
44mm / 1.7inch 
8 days 
poor 
5°C / 41°F 
-3°C / 27°F 
51mm / 2inch 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Sheki

Average weather in Qabala

In January Qabala generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C (40°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -4°C (25°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Qabala
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C / 45°F 
-1°C / 30°F 
44mm / 1.7inch 
8 days 
poor 
5°C / 40°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
44mm / 1.7inch 
8 days 
poor 
5°C / 41°F 
-3°C / 27°F 
51mm / 2inch 
9 days 
poor 
Climate in Qabala

Average weather in Lankaran

In January Lankaran generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (44°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Lankaran
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
10°C / 50°F 
5°C / 41°F 
103 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
6 days 
7°C / 44°F 
2°C / 36°F 
90 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
6°C / 43°F 
2°C / 36°F 
87 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Lankaran

Average weather in Novxanı

In January Novxanı generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C (44°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C (36°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Novxanı
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
10°C / 50°F 
5°C / 41°F 
103 hours 
26mm / 1inch 
6 days 
7°C / 44°F 
2°C / 36°F 
90 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
6°C / 43°F 
2°C / 36°F 
87 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Novxanı

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Azerbaijan.

Is January the best time to go to Azerbaijan?

In our opinion January is not the best time to visit Azerbaijan with commonly unpleasant weather in Baku.

On average the best time to visit Azerbaijan is in May, June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Baku. The worst months are January, February, March and December that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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