Karachi
Pakistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Karachi, Pakistan

A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan, and a small boat afloat
A massive rock on the water overlooking the city of Karachi, Pakistan, and a small boat afloat
January, like December, in Karachi, Pakistan, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature varying between 25.8°C (78.4°F) and 10.4°C (50.7°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F).

Rainfall

During January, Karachi regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.2") of precipitation. During the entire year, Karachi aggregates up to 217.4mm (8.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Karachi, the average seawater temperature in January is 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In Karachi, the average sunshine in January is 8.7h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Karachi?

January is the coldest month in Karachi, Pakistan, with an average high-temperature of 25.8°C (78.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 10.4°C (50.7°F).

What is the temperature in January in Karachi?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Karachi, is 25.8°C (78.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 10.4°C (50.7°F).

How much does it rain in Karachi in January?

During January, Karachi regularly aggregates up to 6mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Karachi?

In Karachi, Pakistan, in January, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24°C (75.2°F) water may be enjoyable.

What is the average length of the day in January in Karachi?

In January, the average length of the day in Karachi is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Karachi?

In January, the average sunshine in Karachi is 8.7h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Karachi?

In Karachi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 10.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (27.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (10.4°C).

Average rainfall in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall in January: 6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (85.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, March, April, May, June, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and July (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

Average UV index in January - Karachi, Pakistan
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).