Torquay weather in January (Devon, United Kingdom)

People don't tend to visit Torquay in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Torquay in January lies at 9.1°C (48.38°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 5.9°C (42.62°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is high with an average of 127mm (5.0 inchec). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 18 rainy days. You will hardly see any sun, with only 59 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Torquay, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 5 °C  
Max Temperature 9 °C  
Chance of Rain 63%  
Precipitation 126mm  
Rainy days 19 days  
Sunshine 59 hrs *  
* Data from: Exeter, the United Kingdom (28 KM, 17 Miles).

Where to stay in Torquay

Where to go in the United Kingdom in January

Find out more about the weather in the United Kingdom 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Torquay should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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