Karaganda weather in January (Kazakhstan)

This month is known as an extremely cold month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Karaganda in January lies at -9.6°C (14.72°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -19.0°C (-2.2°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 18mm (0.7 inches) of rain. There are generally around 10 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 107 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Karaganda, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -19 °C  
Max Temperature -9 °C  
Chance of Rain 34%  
Precipitation 18mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 79% *  
Sunshine 107 hrs *  

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.

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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 Karaganda should definitely plan on bringing a warm sweater and winter jacket since there will be 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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