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Visiting Ocean Beach, San Francisco, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 11.9cm (4.7inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 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 Ocean Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (54°F). January is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

The weather in January at Ocean Beach, San Francisco, is cool and often foggy, with frequent rainfall. The ocean water is cold, making swimming less appealing. However, surfing is popular during this month due to the consistent swells and waves, attracting experienced surfers who don't mind the chilly water. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Ocean Beach in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 11.9cm (4.7inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 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 Ocean Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 12°C (54°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is January a good time to holiday in Ocean Beach?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Ocean Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 11.9cm (4.7inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 9.7 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 Ocean Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (54°F). January is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Ocean Beach warm in January?

No, Ocean Beach is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ocean Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Ocean Beach in January are 9.8. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Ocean Beach in January

January experiences mild temperatures but is generally colder, with an average high of 57°F (14°C). The beach is not very crowded during this month, as it is not ideal for sunbathing or swimming. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday may bring a few more visitors to the beach, but overall, it remains relatively quiet.

Temperature in Ocean Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 10°C (51°F). The average temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 7°C (44°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocean Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.8 per day in Ocean Beach. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Ocean Beach in January is typically 2.4 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 Ocean Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Ocean Beach in January is 12°C (53.6°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Ocean Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Ocean Beach in January is 11.9cm (4.7inches) and on average there are 9.7 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocean Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ocean Beach 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 Ocean Beach in January is typically 90.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.8% in the previous month and 90.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocean Beach in January is typically 76%. The average relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 74.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocean Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Ocean Beach in January is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocean Beach in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocean Beach in January is from the East.

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