January weather forecast
Malin Head, Ireland

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Weather in January

Making the transition from the final days of December, January in Malin Head, Ireland leans quite heavily to the colder side. Strikingly, the significant precipitation of 117mm (4.61") is the third-highest that this coastal region experiences throughout the calendar year. Frosty days combined with an increase in snowfall create almost a winter wonderland amidst the bountiful natural beauty. More distant from the equator, the amount of daylight decreases significantly; a stark contrast to the plethora of sunlight during summer. The humidity of January also sets the stage for frequent bouts of cloudiness.

Temperature

The temperature in Malin Head, Ireland, hits its lowest levels in January and February, recording an average high-temperature of 8.1°C (46.6°F).

Humidity

In Malin Head, the average relative humidity in January is 80.8%.

Rainfall

In Malin Head, in January, it is raining for 22 days, with typically 117mm (4.61") of accumulated precipitation. In Malin Head, during the entire year, the rain falls for 226 days and collects up to 1076mm (42.36") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, November and December. In Malin Head, during January, snow falls for 5.1 days. Throughout the year, there are 20.3 snowfall days.

Daylight

In Malin Head, the average length of the day in January is 7h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:56 am and sunset at 4:09 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 8:23 am and sunset at 5:01 pm GMT.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Malin Head is 1.2h.

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Malin Head?

January and February, when the average high-temperature reaches 8.1°C (46.6°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in January in Malin Head?

During January, Malin Head experiences an average high-temperature of 8.1°C (46.6°F) and a low-temperature of 3.6°C (38.5°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Malin Head?

The average relative humidity in January in Malin Head is 80.8%.

How much does it rain in Malin Head in January?

In Malin Head, Ireland, in January, it is raining for 22 days, with typically 117mm (4.61") of accumulated precipitation.

How many days does it snow in January in Malin Head?

In Malin Head, during January, snow falls for 5.1 days.

What is the average length of the day in January in Malin Head?

The average day length in January is 7h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Malin Head?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 8:56 am and sunset at 4:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 8:23 am and sunset at 5:01 pm GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Malin Head have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Malin Head, Ireland, is 1.2h.
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Average temperature in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average temperature in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average high temperature in January: 8.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (17°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (8.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 3.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (12.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (3.5°C).

Average humidity in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average humidity in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average humidity in January: 80.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (81.3%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (75.7%).

Average rainfall in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average rainfall in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average rainfall in January: 117.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (118.4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (56.9mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average rainfall days in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average rainfall days in January: 22 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (22 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April, May and June (16 days).

Average snowfall days in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average snowfall days in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average snowfall days in January: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (5.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Malin Head, Ireland

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Malin Head, Ireland
  • Average daylight in January: 7h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h and 6min).

Malin Head, Ireland

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