Chania
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Chania, Greece

The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
The view of the lighthouse surrounded by water in Chania, Greece
January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Chania, Greece, with temperature in the range of an average high of 14.4°C (57.9°F) and an average low of 7.5°C (45.5°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 14.4°C (57.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 7.5°C (45.5°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12.4 days and accumulates 141.7mm (5.58") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Chania, the average water temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°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

In January, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

Sunshine

With an average of 3.8h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the coldest month in Chania?

The coldest month in Chania, Greece, is January, with an average high-temperature of 14.4°C (57.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 7.5°C (45.5°F).

What is the temperature in January in Chania?

In January, in Chania, Greece, the average high-temperature is 14.4°C (57.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Chania?

In January, in Chania, the rain falls for 12.4 days. Throughout January, 141.7mm (5.58") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Chania?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12.4 days and accumulates 141.7mm (5.58") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Chania?

In Chania, the average seawater temperature in January is 16.6°C (61.9°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.6°C (61.9°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).

What is the average length of the day in January in Chania?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Chania?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Chania, with an average of 3.8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Chania have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 3.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Chania?

Months with the lowest UV index in Chania, Greece, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Chania?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 14.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 141.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (141.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (1.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12.4 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 16.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.9°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average daylight in January: 10.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average UV index in January - Chania, Greece
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).