Orlando Weather in January
January's weather is the year's coolest for Orlando, Florida. That means wonderfully warm days, but the chance of a chilly night.
This page gives detailed information on the typical January temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Orlando.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Orlando International Airport, located near downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort.
|71 °F||January average high||22 °C|
|49 °F||January average low||10 °C|
In most years, Orlando averages a daily maximum temperature for January that's between 68 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 24 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 45 and 54 °F (7 to 12 °C).
January is the coldest month overall for Orlando and the 11th is its chilliest day. It has a daily high averaging 70.8 °F (21.6 °C) and low of 48.8 °F (9.3 °C).
|18 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|16 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
The temperature rises most days during January to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Orlando. The city averages 5 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 26 °C). Temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) are not expected here this time of year.
The thermometer dips to 40 °F (4 °C) or below on an average of five nights. January gets as cold as 32 °F (0 °C) typically on one or two nights.
|2.4 in||total precipitation||60 mm|
|7 days||of rain|
Half the time, Orlando receives 1.1 to 3 inches (29 to 85 mm) of rainfall in January. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|9 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Orlando during 62 percent of daylight hours on average in January, for a total of 203 hours in the month. Typically on 9 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in January at Orlando lasts for 10 hours and 34 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 22 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 10:51 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|73 %||January average humidity|
The relative humidity in Orlando during January usually peaks at 87 percent in the morning then drops to 53 percent by mid afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||85||86||87||73||56||53||68||79|
|9.0 mph||January wind speed average||14.5 kph|
January is a little windier than most other months in Orlando.
|2 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|1 day||with thunderstorms in January|
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.