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Visiting Mendocino County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 22.3cm (8.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mendocino County. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). January is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Mendocino County in the months of May, June, July, August, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Mendocino County in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 22.3cm (8.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Mendocino County in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (52°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Mendocino County?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Mendocino County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 22.3cm (8.8inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate showers. There are only 11.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Mendocino County. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). January is too cold for swimming in Mendocino County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Mendocino County warm in January?

No, Mendocino County is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Mendocino County in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mendocino County in January is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Mendocino County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Mendocino County in January are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Mendocino County in January

The average maximum temperature in Mendocino County in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Mendocino County in January is 8°C (47°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Mendocino County in January is 2°C (35°F). The minimum temperature is 2°C (36°F) in the previous month and 3°C (38°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Mendocino County in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in Mendocino County. The sunshine percentage is 49% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Mendocino County in January is typically 2.5 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Mendocino County in January

The average sea water temperature in Mendocino County in January is 10.9°C (51.6°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Mendocino County in January

The average total rainfall in Mendocino County in January is 22.3cm (8.8inches) and on average there are 11.9 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Mendocino County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Mendocino County in January is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Mendocino County in January is typically 96.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.5% in the previous month and 95.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Mendocino County in January is typically 75.5%. The average relative humidity is 77.2% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Mendocino County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Mendocino County in January is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Mendocino County in January is typically 3KM/H (2MPH). The average wind speed is 4KM/H (2MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Mendocino County in January is from the West-Northwest.

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