Weather in Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, United States in January

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Visiting Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. January has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.5 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 Sand Harbor. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). January is too cold for swimming in Sand Harbor for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

In January, Sand Harbor experiences cold weather with frequent snowfall, making it unsuitable for swimming and water sports. However, visitors can still enjoy the beautiful snow-covered landscape and engage in winter activities like snowshoeing and photography. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Sand Harbor in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. January has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.5 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 Sand Harbor in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Sand Harbor for any length of time, with the sea water at 10°C (50°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Sand Harbor?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Sand Harbor.

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (47°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs. January has total rainfall of 15.8cm (6.2inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 8.5 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 Sand Harbor. Sea temperatures are a cold 10°C (50°F). January is too cold for swimming in Sand Harbor for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sand Harbor warm in January?

No, Sand Harbor is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Sand Harbor in January is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sand Harbor in January is 1°C (34°F). The average temperature is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Sand Harbor in January?

The average day light hours per day in Sand Harbor in January are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

More about January sunshine.

Crowds in Sand Harbor in January

January is the coldest month at Lake Tahoe, and Sand Harbor beach is usually covered in snow. You may find some visitors exploring the area or taking photographs, but it is not ideal for beach activities. There are no major public holidays or events during this month, so the beach is not crowded.

Temperature in Sand Harbor in January

The average maximum temperature in Sand Harbor in January is 8°C (47°F). The average maximum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sand Harbor in January is 1°C (34°F). The average temperature is 1°C (33°F) in the previous month and 3°C (37°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sand Harbor in January is -6°C (21°F). The minimum temperature is -5°C (22°F) in the previous month and -4°C (24°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sand Harbor in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in Sand Harbor. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.1hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Sand Harbor in January is typically 3.9 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 Sand Harbor in January

The average sea water temperature in Sand Harbor in January is 10.2°C (50.4°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Sand Harbor in January

The average total rainfall in Sand Harbor in January is 15.8cm (6.2inches) and on average there are 8.5 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sand Harbor in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sand Harbor in January is -4°C (24°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is -3°C (26°F) in the previous month and -4°C (-4°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sand Harbor in January is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.4% in the previous month and 82.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sand Harbor in January is typically 61.2%. The average relative humidity is 65.3% in the previous month and 54.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sand Harbor in January

The average maximum wind speed in Sand Harbor in January is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sand Harbor in January is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sand Harbor in January is from the North-Northeast.

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