January weather forecast
Clifden, Ireland

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Clifden, Ireland, is a frosty winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 3°C (37.4°F) and an average high of 9°C (48.2°F).

Temperature

January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 24 days and typically aggregates up to 137mm (5.39") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 9.9°C (49.8°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Clifden, the average length of the day in January is 8h and 9min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:55 am and sunset at 4:31 pm. On the last day of January, in Clifden, sunrise is at 8:26 am and sunset at 5:20 pm GMT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Clifden is 2h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 0 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. 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 are the coldest months in Clifden?

The coldest months in Clifden, Ireland, are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the wettest month in Clifden?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 24 days and accumulates 137mm (5.39") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Clifden in January?

In Clifden, Ireland, in January, it is raining for 24 days, with typically 137mm (5.39") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Clifden?

In Clifden, in January, the average water temperature is 9.9°C (49.8°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

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

The average day length in January in Clifden is 8h and 9min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Clifden?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:55 am and sunset at 4:31 pm. On the last day of the month, in Clifden, sunrise is at 8:26 am and sunset at 5:20 pm GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Clifden have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Clifden, Ireland, is 2h.

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

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Clifden, Ireland.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Clifden?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Clifden, Ireland, is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average temperature in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in January: 9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (18°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 3°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (11°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (3°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average rainfall in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in January: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (66mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average rainfall days in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 24 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (24 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April, June and July (17 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average sea temperature in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average sea temperature in January: 9.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average daylight in January: 8h and 9min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 35min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

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Average UV index in January
Clifden, Ireland

Average UV index in January - Clifden, Ireland
  • Average UV index in January: 0

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 0).

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