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Visiting Malta in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 66.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Malta. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta for prolonged periods of time.

Consider visiting Malta 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 Malta in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 66.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Malta in January?

Probably not, January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Malta?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (60°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 66.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs. January has total rainfall of 7.7cm (3.0inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Malta. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta for prolonged periods of time.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Malta warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Malta in January is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malta in January is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Malta in January?

The average day light hours per day in Malta in January are 10. The sunshine percentage is 66.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Malta in January

The average maximum temperature in Malta in January is 15°C (60°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malta in January is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 14°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Malta in January is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Malta in January

During January the average day light hours are 10 per day in Malta. The sunshine percentage is 66.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.6hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Malta in January is typically 2.6 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 Malta in January

The average sea water temperature in Malta in January is 17.4°C (63.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Malta in January

The average total rainfall in Malta in January is 7.7cm (3.0inches) and on average there are 16.6 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malta in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malta in January is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Malta in January is typically 90.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.8% in the previous month and 90.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malta in January is typically 77.4%. The average relative humidity is 74.3% in the previous month and 75.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malta in January

The average maximum wind speed in Malta in January is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malta in January is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Malta in January is from the West-Northwest.

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