Kochi weather in January (Kochi, Japan)

Planning a trip to Kochi in January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In January, Kochi generally has low temperatures and moderate rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 11°C, while night temperatures can drop to 3°C. During this period, the city experiences its coolest temperatures annually.

Kochi in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 77 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Rain is expected on roughly 13 days.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days November typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, February, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Kochi climate page with graphs.


Kochi, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 3°C  
Max Temperature 11°C  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 77 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  

Where to go in Japan in January

Find out more about the weather in Japan 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Kochi in January?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

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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