Weather in Carmel, United States in January

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Visiting Carmel, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 14.1cm (5.6inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.4 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 Carmel. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Carmel for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Carmel in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 14.1cm (5.6inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Carmel in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Carmel for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Carmel?

Probably not, January is not a good time for a holiday in Carmel.

January has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 14.1cm (5.6inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.4 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 Carmel. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Carmel for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Carmel warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Carmel in January is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carmel in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Carmel in January?

The average day light hours per day in Carmel in January are 9.9. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Carmel in January

The average maximum temperature in Carmel in January is 16°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 16°C (60°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Carmel in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Carmel in January is 6°C (43°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 7°C (45°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Carmel in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.9 per day in Carmel. The sunshine percentage is 58% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Carmel in January is typically 2.8 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 Carmel in January

The average sea water temperature in Carmel in January is 14.9°C (58.8°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Carmel in January

The average total rainfall in Carmel in January is 14.1cm (5.6inches) and on average there are 9.4 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Carmel in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Carmel in January is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Carmel in January is typically 85.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 86% in the previous month and 88% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Carmel in January is typically 69.6%. The average relative humidity is 69.7% in the previous month and 72.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Carmel in January

The average maximum wind speed in Carmel in January is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Carmel in January is typically 7KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Carmel in January is from the East-Southeast.

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