Average weather in January in Malmö (Skåne), Sweden

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Malmö in January is -2.0°C (28.4°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 49mm (1.9in). It rains on average a total of 17 days. Most people don't tend to visit Malmö during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 1.0°C (33.8°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 39 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Malmö should plan on bringing snow boots and a warm winter jacket since there will be many periods of snow. With a water temperature of around 3.0°C (37.4°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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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 -2 °C
Max Temperature 1 °C
Water Temperature 3 °C
Chance of Rain 57%
Precipitation 49mm
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 39

Where to stay in Malmö

Where to go in Sweden in January

Find out more about the weather in Sweden 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
4/10
Cycling
2/10
Walking
2/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
2/10

Weather Forecasts for Malmö (Skåne)

FRI Aug 12
29°C | 16°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT Aug 13
30°C | 16°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Aug 14
30°C | 18°C
Sunny

Sunny

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