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Long-term weather forecast
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January weather forecast and climate
Malia, Greece

January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Malia, Greece, with average temperature varying between 7°C (44.6°F) and 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 13°C (55.4°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Malia. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 169mm (6.7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Malia, the average water temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16°C (60.8°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

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

UV index

In Malia, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Malia?

The coldest months in Malia are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 13°C (55.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Malia?

In January, in Malia, the average high-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 7°C (44.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Malia?

In January, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout January, 169mm (6.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Malia?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 169mm (6.7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Malia?

In January, the average sea temperature is 16°C (60.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16°C (60.8°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).

How many hours of daylight does Malia have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Malia?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Malia?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Malia?

In Malia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Malia, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 13°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (13°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 7°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (7°C).

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

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

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are July, August and September (1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Malia, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 16°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Malia, 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 and July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in January - Malia, Greece
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 2).