January weather forecast and climate
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
January, the same as December, in Rethimno, Greece, is a moderate winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 8°C (46.4°F) and an average high of 14°C (57.2°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Rethimno is January when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 142mm (5.59") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Rethimno, in January, the average water temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F).
Note: Swimming in 16.7°C (62.1°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 Rethimno, the average length of the day in January is 10.1h.

Sunshine

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

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 hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Rethimno?

January is the coldest month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average high-temperature of 14°C (57.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Rethimno?

In January, in Rethimno, Greece, the average high-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, during January, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 142mm (5.59") of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Rethimno?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 142mm (5.59") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Rethimno?

In January, the average sea temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.7°C (62.1°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 Rethimno have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rethimno?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Rethimno?

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Rethimno?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Rethimno?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Rethimno, Greece, is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 14°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (14°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (21°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 142mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (142mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (1mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (13 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 16.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (16.1°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

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

Average UV index in January - Rethimno, 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).