Weather in Galicia, Spain in January

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Visiting Galicia, Spain in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37.2% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Galicia. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Galicia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Galicia 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 Galicia in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37.2% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Galicia in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Galicia for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Galicia?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 12°C (54°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37.2% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.5cm (1.0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 16.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Galicia. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Galicia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Galicia warm in January?

No, Galicia is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Galicia in January is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Galicia 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 Galicia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Galicia in January are 9.4. The sunshine percentage is 37.2% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Galicia in January

The average maximum temperature in Galicia in January is 12°C (54°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Galicia 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 Galicia 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 Galicia in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.4 per day in Galicia. The sunshine percentage is 37.2% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Galicia in January is typically 1.8 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 Galicia in January

The average sea water temperature in Galicia in January is 16.1°C (61.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Galicia in January

The average total rainfall in Galicia in January is 2.5cm (1.0inches) and on average there are 16.5 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Galicia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Galicia in January is 8°C (47°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Galicia in January is typically 95.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.3% in the previous month and 92.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Galicia in January is typically 84.2%. The average relative humidity is 83.5% in the previous month and 77% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Galicia in January

The average maximum wind speed in Galicia in January is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Galicia in January is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Galicia in January is from the South West.

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