Ierapetra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Ierapetra, Greece

Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
Outstanding panoramic view of the Kales Venetian fortress, at the entrance to the Lelapetra Harbour in Greece
January, like December, in Ierapetra, Greece, is another enjoyable winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.1°C (61°F) and 8.9°C (48°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 16.1°C (61°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.9°C (48°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 133.8mm (5.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Ierapetra is 17.3°C (63.1°F).
Note: Swimming in 17.3°C (63.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Ierapetra, Greece.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
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 Ierapetra?

The coldest month in Ierapetra, Greece, is January, with an average high-temperature of 16.1°C (61°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.9°C (48°F).

What is the temperature in January in Ierapetra?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Ierapetra, Greece, is 16.1°C (61°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.9°C (48°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Ierapetra?

In January, in Ierapetra, Greece, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout January, 133.8mm (5.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Ierapetra?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Ierapetra, Greece. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 133.8mm (5.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Ierapetra?

In Ierapetra, the average seawater temperature in January is 17.3°C (63.1°F). For most, swimming in 17.3°C (63.1°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 Ierapetra have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Ierapetra, Greece, is 10.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ierapetra?

Months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Ierapetra have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Ierapetra is 4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Ierapetra?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Ierapetra?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Ierapetra is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 16.1°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (8.7°C).

Average rainfall in January - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 133.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (133.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.5mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Ierapetra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 17.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.7°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ierapetra, 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: 4h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in January - Ierapetra, 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).