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Sarajevo Canton weather in January

Planning a journey to Sarajevo Canton this January and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Sarajevo Canton in January?

Sarajevo Canton is a region in Bosnia and Herzegovina. January in Sarajevo Canton generally has cold temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high. January falls during the winter season.

The average maximum temperatures are cold and range from 4°C in Sarajevo to 7°C in Mostar. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to -2°C in Mostar and -5°C in Sarajevo. In general, this month stands out as the coldest period throughout the year. Given the lower temperatures, it's essential to be well-prepared. Packing the right winter clothing and necessary accessories can make a significant difference in ensuring your comfort and well-being during this chilly season.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate snow/rainfall in Vogošća with an average of 79 mm to high snow/rainfall in Mostar with 149 mm. Most cities witness limited sunny days, expect roughly 56 hours of sunlight in Sarajevo. This low amount of sunlight is perfect for those who lean towards dimmer, cloudier weather rather than intense sunny days.

For specific regional insights in Sarajevo Canton for January, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Sarajevo Canton climate page.

Where to go in Sarajevo Canton in January

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Sarajevo Canton on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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).

Popular destinations

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

Sarajevo

In January Sarajevo generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sarajevo
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
5°C 
-3°C 
42 hours 
108 mm 
14 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
56 hours 
84 mm 
14 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
82 hours 
101 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Sarajevo

Mostar

In January Mostar generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -2°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Mostar
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
8°C 
-0°C 
112 hours 
202 mm 
13 days 
poor 
7°C 
-2°C 
126 hours 
149 mm 
13 days 
poor 
8°C 
-1°C 
130 hours 
162 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Mostar

Hadžići

In January Hadžići generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hadžići
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
5°C 
-3°C 
42 hours 
113 mm 
14 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
56 hours 
87 mm 
13 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
82 hours 
104 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Hadžići

Stup

In January Stup generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Stup
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
5°C 
-3°C 
42 hours 
107 mm 
14 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
56 hours 
83 mm 
14 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
82 hours 
100 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Stup

Banja Ilidža

In January Banja Ilidža generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Banja Ilidža
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
5°C 
-3°C 
42 hours 
108 mm 
14 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
56 hours 
84 mm 
14 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
82 hours 
101 mm 
13 days 
poor 
Climate in Banja Ilidža

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Sarajevo Canton, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Is January the best time to visit Sarajevo Canton?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Sarajevo, January may not be the ideal time to visit Sarajevo Canton.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in July, August and September offering mostly perfect weather in Sarajevo. The weather in January, February, March, November and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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