January weather forecast
Alexandria, Egypt

The majestic grandeur of the Sidi Yaqut al-Ashri mosque in Alexandria, Egypt
The majestic grandeur of the Sidi Yaqut al-Ashri mosque in Alexandria, Egypt

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another enjoyable winter month in Alexandria, Egypt, with an average temperature fluctuating between 9.1°C (48.4°F) and 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Alexandria is 69%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Alexandria. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 53mm (2.09") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10h and 23min.
On the first day of January in Alexandria, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EET.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Alexandria, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Alexandria. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Alexandria?

January is the coldest month in Alexandria, Egypt, with an average high-temperature of 18.4°C (65.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.1°C (48.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Alexandria?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Alexandria, is 18.4°C (65.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 9.1°C (48.4°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Alexandria?

In January, the average relative humidity in Alexandria is 69%.

What is the wettest month in Alexandria?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Alexandria, Egypt. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 53mm (2.09") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Alexandria?

In January, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout January, 53mm (2.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Alexandria?

In January, the average sea temperature in Alexandria is 18.3°C (64.9°F). For most, swimming in 18.3°C (64.9°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Alexandria have in January?

The average day length in January in Alexandria is 10h and 23min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Alexandria?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:08 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:53 am and sunset at 5:34 pm EET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Alexandria?

With an average of 6.2h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Alexandria.

How many hours of sunshine does Alexandria have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Alexandria, Egypt, is 6.2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Alexandria?

The months with the lowest UV index in Alexandria are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Alexandria?

In Alexandria, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average humidity
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average temperature in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.1°C).

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Average humidity in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average humidity in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (65%).

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Average rainfall in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average rainfall in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average rainfall in January: 52.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (52.8mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average rainfall days in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (11 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average sea temperature in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 23min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 8min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).

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Average UV index in January
Alexandria, Egypt

Average UV index in January - Alexandria, Egypt
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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