Weather in Monterey State Beach, Monterey, United States in January

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Visiting Monterey State Beach, Monterey, 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 Monterey State Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Monterey State Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

The weather in January at Monterey State Beach is cool and wet, with frequent rain showers. The ocean water is chilly, making it less suitable for swimming and sunbathing. However, surfing can still be enjoyed by those wearing wetsuits, as the waves are consistent during this time of the year. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Monterey State Beach in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Monterey State Beach.

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.

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Can you swim in Monterey State Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach?

Probably not, January is not a good time for a holiday in Monterey State Beach.

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 Monterey State Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Monterey State Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Monterey State Beach warm in January?

No, Monterey State Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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.

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How sunny is Monterey State Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Monterey State Beach 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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Crowds in Monterey State Beach in January

January is a relatively quiet month at Monterey State Beach, as the weather is cooler, and there are no major public holidays or events drawing large crowds. The beach is not too crowded, allowing visitors to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing experience.

Temperature in Monterey State Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.9 per day in Monterey State Beach. 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Monterey State Beach in January is 14.8°C (58.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Monterey State Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach 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 Monterey State Beach in January is from the East-Southeast.

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