January weather forecast
Rethimno, Greece

Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece
Dusk in the Venetian Rethimno harbor in Greece

Weather in January

January, like December, is another mild winter month in Rethimno, Greece, with an average temperature varying between 8°C (46.4°F) and 14°C (57.2°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

In Rethimno, the average seawater temperature in January 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

The average length of the day in January in Rethimno is 10h and 5min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:30 and sunset at 17:20. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 17:48 EET.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Rethimno are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Rethimno?

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

What is the rainiest month in Rethimno?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, Greece, in January, during 12 rainfall days, 142mm (5.59") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, in January, the average water temperature is 16.7°C (62.1°F). 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).

How many hours of daylight does Rethimno have in January?

In January, the average day length in Rethimno is 10h and 5min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Rethimno?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 07:30 and sunset at 17:20. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:22 and sunset at 17:48 EET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rethimno?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Rethimno?

The average sunshine duration in January in Rethimno is 4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Rethimno?

In Rethimno, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Rethimno, Greece

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

The 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).

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Average rainfall in January
Rethimno, Greece

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).

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Average rainfall days in January
Rethimno, Greece

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).
The months with the least rainy days are July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Rethimno, Greece

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).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Rethimno, Greece

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Rethimno, Greece
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 49min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4h

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

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Average UV index in January
Rethimno, Greece

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

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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