Rhodes
Greece
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Rhodes, Greece

The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
The stunning Acropolis of Lindos, in Rhodes Island, Greece with the vast rocky area beyond
January, like December, is another mild winter month in Rhodes, Greece, with average temperature varying between 15.1°C (59.2°F) and 8.8°C (47.8°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 15.1°C (59.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.8°C (47.8°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 70.1%.

Rainfall

In Rhodes, during 15.5 rainfall days, 149.6mm (5.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 85.5 rainfall days, and 703mm (27.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Rhodes is 18°C (64.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18°C (64.4°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 Rhodes, the average length of the day is 10h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Rhodes 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 unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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 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 Rhodes?

With an average high-temperature of 15.1°C (59.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.8°C (47.8°F), January is the coldest month in Rhodes, Greece.

What is the temperature in January in Rhodes?

In January, in Rhodes, the average high-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.8°C (47.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, the average relative humidity in January is 70.1%.

How many days does it rain in January in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, during January, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 149.6mm (5.9") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Rhodes?

In Rhodes, in January, the average water temperature is 18°C (64.4°F). For most, swimming in 18°C (64.4°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

What is the average length of the day in January in Rhodes?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Rhodes?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rhodes have in January?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Rhodes?

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

What is the UV index reading in January in Rhodes?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Rhodes is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average high temperature in January: 15.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8.8°C).

Average humidity in January - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average humidity in January: 70.1%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (72.4%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (57.6%).

Average rainfall in January - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall in January: 149.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (157.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Rhodes, Greece
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
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 - Rhodes, 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).