Srinagar weather in January (Jammu & Kashmir, India)

What can you expect from the weather in Srinagar during January? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In January, Srinagar generally has low temperatures and heavy snow/rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 4°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate -6°C. Typically, it's the chilliest month of the year. Ensure you're prepared by packing appropriate winter gear.

Srinagar in January falls under the rainy season with heavy snow/rainfall, averaging around 197 mm for the month. Typically around 4 days of snow/rainfall is expected.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 73 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Srinagar. May, June, September and October typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March, April, July, August and December tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Srinagar, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature -6°C  
Max Temperature 4°C  
Chance of Rain 14%  
Precipitation 197 mm  
Rainy days 4 days  
Humidity 69%  
Sunshine 73 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in January

Find out more about the weather in India 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Srinagar 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.

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
1/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

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