Douglas
Isle of Man
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Douglas, Isle of Man

Green lawns overlooking a ferry terminal in the small town of Douglas, Isle of Man
Green lawns overlooking a ferry terminal in the small town of Douglas, Isle of Man
January, the same as December, in Douglas, Isle of Man, is a frosty winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 2°C (35.6°F) and max 6°C (42.8°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 6°C (42.8°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Douglas, during 20 rainfall days, 164mm (6.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 198 rainfall days, and 1528mm (60.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Douglas is 8°C (46.4°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 January, the average length of the day is 8.1h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Douglas are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 are the coldest months in Douglas?

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 6°C (42.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Douglas?

In Douglas, in January, the average high-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 2°C (35.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Douglas?

In Douglas, Isle of Man, in January, during 20 rainfall days, 164mm (6.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Douglas?

In Douglas, Isle of Man, the average seawater temperature in January is 8°C (46.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Douglas have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Douglas, Isle of Man, is 8.1h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Douglas?

In January, the average sunshine is 2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Douglas?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 0.

How high is the UV index in January in Douglas?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average high temperature in January: 6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (17°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (11°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (2°C).

Average rainfall in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average rainfall in January: 164mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (171mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (85mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average rainfall days in January: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and November (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average sea temperature in January: 8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (15°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (7°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average daylight in January: 8.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 7.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2h

Months with most sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in January - Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Average UV index in January: 0

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