Weather in Berlin in January

Weather in Berlin in January

Don't forget your gloves: In January, temperatures in Berlin are at rock bottom. The average weather in Berlin in January.

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    January: Snow lies in Berlin on the meadow in front of the Reichstag.
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    Snowflakes in front of the Brandenburg Gate at night in January.
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    The Berlin Tiergarten in January.
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    Walkers stand on a bridge in the park of Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin in January.
January in Berlin is the coldest month within a year. Cap and gloves are obligatory, as the average temperature during the day is only around 2.4 degrees. At night the temperatures drop to an average of minus three degrees. With 1.5 hours of sunshine a day, the sky often remains dark and grey. In addition, on about nine days there is precipitation in the form of rain or snow. The low temperatures in Berlin in January often feel even lower than they really are. The reason is a cold east wind, which teaches to shiver. This wind sometimes brings long cold periods to the capital. But when the sun comes out, it gives the city a very special glow. The air is clear and cold and from Berlin's vantage points you can enjoy a wide view over the capital.

The average January weather

  • Daily maximum value: 2.4 degrees
  • Daily minimum value: -3 degrees
  • Rainy days: 9
  • Rain amount: 33 millimetres
  • Sunshine hours per day: 1,5
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Last edited: 30 June 2020