Average weather in January in Quebec City (Quebec), Canada

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Quebec City in January is -17.7°C (0.14°F). The amount of rain/snow in January is normal with an average of 86mm (3.4in). This month is known as an extremely cold month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around -8.0°C (17.6°F). You will hardly see any sun with 98 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Quebec City should plan on bringing snow boots and a warm winter jacket since there will be many periods of snow.

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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 -17 °C
Max Temperature -8 °C
Chance of Rain 57%
Precipitation 86mm
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 98

Where to stay in Quebec City

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
1/10
Cycling
1/10
Walking
1/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
1/10

Weather Forecasts for Quebec City (Quebec)

FRI Dec 03
-3°C | -10°C

Moderate or heavy snow showers

SAT Dec 04
-8°C | -13°C

Patchy moderate snow

SUN Dec 05
-6°C | -10°C

Light freezing rain

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