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Visiting Corfu, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Corfu. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Corfu for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Corfu in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Corfu in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Corfu 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 Corfu?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Corfu. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). January is too cold for swimming in Corfu for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Corfu warm in January?

No, Corfu is too cold for sunbathing in January.

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

The average temperature in Corfu in January is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Corfu in January?

The average day light hours per day in Corfu in January are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 41.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Corfu in January

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

The average temperature in Corfu in January is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 10°C (49°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Corfu in January is 6°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Corfu in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in Corfu. The sunshine percentage is 41.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Corfu in January is typically 2.3 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 Corfu in January

The average sea water temperature in Corfu in January is 15.1°C (59.2°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Corfu in January

The average total rainfall in Corfu in January is 4cm (1.6inches) and on average there are 14.9 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Corfu in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Corfu in January is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Corfu in January is typically 93.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.8% in the previous month and 92.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Corfu in January is typically 77.1%. The average relative humidity is 78.8% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Corfu in January

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

The average wind speed in Corfu in January is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Corfu in January is from the South East.

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