Kotor weather in January (Kotor County, Montenegro)

Planning a trip to Kotor in January? Wondering if it's a favorable time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Kotor generally has low temperatures and heavy rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 9°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 3°C. During this period, the city experiences its coolest temperatures annually.

Kotor in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 205 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 13 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 111 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry weather with pleasant temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Kotor. June, July and August typically offer the most favorable weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, October, November and December tend to have less favorable conditions.

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


Kotor, monthly averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 2.7°C  
Max Temperature 9°C  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 205 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 72% *  
Sunshine 111 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Herceg-Novi, Montenegro (19 KM, 12 Miles).

Where to go in Montenegro in January

Find out more about the weather in Montenegro 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 should you wear in Kotor in January?

​ Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. ​ ​

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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