Kos
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kos, Greece

Clear waters of the Kos Town Harbour, Greece, with a view of several ships sailing
Clear waters of the Kos Town Harbour, Greece, with a view of several ships sailing
January, the same as December, in Kos, Greece, is another mild winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 7°C (44.6°F) and 14°C (57.2°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 169mm (6.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kos, the average seawater temperature in January is 17.9°C (64.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.9°C (64.2°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 Kos, the average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Kos are January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Kos. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from 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 are the coldest months in Kos?

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Kos?

In Kos, Greece, in January, the average high-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Kos?

In Kos, during January, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 169mm (6.7") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Kos?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Kos, Greece. Rain falls for 14 days and accumulates 169mm (6.7") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Kos?

In Kos, the average seawater temperature in January is 17.9°C (64.2°F). Swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Kos have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Kos, Greece, is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kos?

January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Kos.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kos?

The average sunshine in January in Kos, Greece, is 5h.

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

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Kos?

In Kos, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kos, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 14°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (7°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kos, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 169mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (169mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kos, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kos, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16.9°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kos, Greece
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Kos, 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).