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Visiting Los Angeles County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.4hrs. January has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Los Angeles County. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). January is too cold for swimming in Los Angeles County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Los Angeles County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Los Angeles County in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Los Angeles County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.4hrs. January has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Los Angeles County in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Los Angeles County for any length of time, with the sea water at 14°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Los Angeles County?

Yes, January is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Los Angeles County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.4hrs. January has total rainfall of 8cm (3.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Los Angeles County. Sea temperatures are a cold 14°C (58°F). January is too cold for swimming in Los Angeles County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Los Angeles County warm in January?

No, Los Angeles County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Los Angeles County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Los Angeles County in January are 10. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.4hrs.

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Temperature in Los Angeles County in January

The average maximum temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 7°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Los Angeles County in January

During January the average day light hours are 10 per day in Los Angeles County. The sunshine percentage is 63.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.4hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Los Angeles County in January is typically 3.1 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Los Angeles County in January

The average sea water temperature in Los Angeles County in January is 14.3°C (57.7°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Los Angeles County in January

The average total rainfall in Los Angeles County in January is 8cm (3.1inches) and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Los Angeles County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Los Angeles County in January is 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Los Angeles County in January is typically 86.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.3% in the previous month and 88.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Los Angeles County in January is typically 67.6%. The average relative humidity is 69.8% in the previous month and 71.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Los Angeles County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Los Angeles County in January is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Los Angeles County in January is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Los Angeles County in January is from the South-Southeast.

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