Petra
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Petra, Greece

An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
An aerial panoramic view of the village of Petra in Greece, the beautiful waters, and the rest of Lesvos Island and Mythimna region
January, the same as December, is another fresh winter month in Petra, Greece, with average temperature varying between 11°C (51.8°F) and 5°C (41°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 11°C (51.8°F).

Rainfall

In Petra, Greece, during January, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 113mm (4.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 86 rainfall days, and 646mm (25.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°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 in Petra is 9.8h.

Sunshine

In Petra, Greece, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The average daily UV index of 2 in January transform into the following instructions:
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 is the coldest month in Petra?

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 11°C (51.8°F), are the coldest months in Petra.

What is the temperature in January in Petra?

In January, in Petra, the average high-temperature is 11°C (51.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 5°C (41°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Petra?

In Petra, Greece, in January, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 113mm (4.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Petra?

In Petra, Greece, in January, the average water temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°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 Petra have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Petra is 9.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Petra have in January?

In Petra, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Petra?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Petra?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Petra, Greece, is 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Petra, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 11°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (11°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Petra, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 113mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (129mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (7mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Petra, 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 and September (4 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Petra, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 15.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (24.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Petra, Greece
  • Average daylight in January: 9.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 14h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

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

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).