What’s the weather like in Prague in January?Prague is quite cold in January, but don’t let that put you off. The winter is still a great time to visit if you aren’t a fan of the heat and prefer a more peaceful holiday experience.
Geographical influencesPrague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and has an oceanic climate with cold winters and very little sunshine. Prague weather in January is very cold, with some of the lowest temperatures of the year. Snowfall is a possibility but you’re more likely to see more rain than snow in January. Make sure to pack warm clothes for your visit and include an umbrella to prepare for the odd shower during your stay.
AveragesJanuary is the coldest month of the year and you won’t get temperatures much higher than 2°C during the day. You’ll need to wear thick layers at night when temperatures lower to -4°C. There’s an average of nine hours of daylight per day with quite a lot of cloud coverage towards the end of the month. There’s 20mm of rainfall over 15 days of the month and snow is more likely during the last two weeks. With the cold and damp climate, it’s likely that humidity levels will be quite high at around 85% for most of the month with lows of 58%.