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Visiting Basque Country, Spain in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30.8% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). January is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Basque Country in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30.8% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.6 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 Basque Country in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (58°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Basque Country?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 30.8% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.7cm (2.2inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 15.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Basque Country. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (58°F). January is too cold for swimming in Basque Country for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Basque Country warm in January?

No, Basque Country is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in January is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in January is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Basque Country in January?

The average day light hours per day in Basque Country in January are 9.3. The sunshine percentage is 30.8% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Basque Country in January

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in January is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in January is 9°C (48°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Basque Country in January is 6°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 5°C (41°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Basque Country in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.3 per day in Basque Country. The sunshine percentage is 30.8% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Basque Country in January is typically 1.6 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 Basque Country in January

The average sea water temperature in Basque Country in January is 14.7°C (58.5°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Basque Country in January

The average total rainfall in Basque Country in January is 5.7cm (2.2inches) and on average there are 15.6 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Basque Country in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Basque Country in January is 7°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 6°C (6°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Basque Country in January is typically 90%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.7% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Basque Country in January is typically 75.3%. The average relative humidity is 74.6% in the previous month and 70.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Basque Country in January

The average maximum wind speed in Basque Country in January is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Basque Country in January is from the South-Southeast.

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