Weather in January in Canton of Glarus

Canton of Glarus is a region in Switzerland. Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Canton of Glarus. Is this month a good time to go to Canton of Glarus? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Canton of Glarus in January?

The weather in Canton of Glarus in January is in general poor. January is a winter month in Canton of Glarus.

January is a month with very cold maximum daytime temperatures around 0°C (32°F) and nighttime temperatures around -6°C (21°F) in Braunwald. It is one of the coldest months of the year, so be prepared and make sure to dress up warm.

January is a moderate rainy month with an average snow/rainfall around 82mm (3.2inch) in Braunwald. In general it is also a dark month with an average of 80 hours of sunshine in Braunwald during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Canton of Glarus.

Where to go in Canton of Glarus in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Canton of Glarus on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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).

Popular destinations in Canton of Glarus

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Canton of Glarus?

Average weather in Braunwald

In January Braunwald generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 0°C (32°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -6°C (21°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Braunwald
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
1°C / 34°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
76 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
poor 
0°C / 32°F 
-6°C / 21°F 
80 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
88 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
poor 
Climate in Braunwald

Average weather in Elm

In January Elm generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 0°C (32°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -6°C (21°F) and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Elm
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
1°C / 34°F 
-4°C / 25°F 
76 hours 
92mm / 3.6inch 
poor 
0°C / 32°F 
-6°C / 21°F 
80 hours 
82mm / 3.2inch 
poor 
1°C / 34°F 
-5°C / 23°F 
88 hours 
75mm / 3inch 
poor 
Climate in Elm

Average weather in Näfels

In January Näfels generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -4°C (25°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C (16°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Näfels
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-3°C / 27°F 
-8°C / 18°F 
112 hours 
299mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
-4°C / 25°F 
-9°C / 16°F 
127 hours 
260mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
-5°C / 23°F 
-10°C / 14°F 
133 hours 
220mm / 8.7inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Näfels

Average weather in Matt

In January Matt generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -4°C (25°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C (16°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Matt
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-3°C / 27°F 
-8°C / 18°F 
112 hours 
299mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
-4°C / 25°F 
-9°C / 16°F 
127 hours 
260mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
-5°C / 23°F 
-10°C / 14°F 
133 hours 
220mm / 8.7inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Matt

Average weather in Filzbach

In January Filzbach generally has very cold temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around -4°C (25°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around -9°C (16°F) and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Filzbach
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
-3°C / 27°F 
-8°C / 18°F 
112 hours 
299mm / 12inch 
15 days 
poor 
-4°C / 25°F 
-9°C / 16°F 
127 hours 
260mm / 10inch 
16 days 
poor 
-5°C / 23°F 
-10°C / 14°F 
133 hours 
220mm / 8.7inch 
15 days 
poor 
Climate in Filzbach

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Canton of Glarus, in Switzerland.

Is January the best time to go to Canton of Glarus?

In our opinion January is not the best time to visit Canton of Glarus with commonly poor weather in Braunwald.

On average the best time to visit Canton of Glarus is in July and August with generally tolerable weather in Braunwald. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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