Weather in British Columbia, Canada in January

So you're interested in going to British Columbia, Canada in January

January is a very cold and rainy time for sunbathing in British Columbia, and not recommended. January is too cold for swimming in British Columbia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting British Columbia in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in British Columbia in January

The average maximum temperature in British Columbia in January is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in British Columbia in January is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in British Columbia in January is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in British Columbia in January

The average day light hours per day in British Columbia in January are 8.7 and there are 2.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in British Columbia in January is typically 1.1 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in British Columbia in January

The average sea water temperature in British Columbia in January is 13.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in British Columbia in January

The average total rainfall in British Columbia in January is 28.9cm and on average there are 16.9 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in British Columbia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in British Columbia in January is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in British Columbia in January is typically 94.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 90.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in British Columbia in January is typically 86.1%. The average relative humidity is 83.3% in the previous month and 78.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in British Columbia in January

The average maximum wind speed in British Columbia in January is typically 21kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in British Columbia in January is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in British Columbia in January is from the South-Southeast.

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