January weather forecast
Eilat, Israel

Weather in January

January, like December, in Eilat, Israel, is another comfortable winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 17.2°C (63°F) and min 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 49%.

Rainfall

In Eilat, in January, it is raining for 2.5 days, with typically 5mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Eilat, there are 17.5 rainfall days, and 23mm (0.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Eilat, the average seawater temperature in January is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Eilat, Israel, is 10.5h.

Sunshine

With an average of 7.2h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Eilat?

January is the coldest month in Eilat, Israel, with an average high-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.5°C (47.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Eilat?

The average relative humidity in January in Eilat is 49%.

How much does it rain in Eilat in January?

In Eilat, during January, the rain falls for 2.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Eilat?

In Eilat, Israel, the average seawater temperature in January is 22°C (71.6°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22°C (71.6°F).

How many hours of daylight does Eilat have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Eilat, Israel, is 10.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Eilat?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Eilat, Israel, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Eilat have in January?

In Eilat, the average sunshine in January is 7.2h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Eilat?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Eilat?

In Eilat, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Eilat, Israel

Average temperature in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average high temperature in January: 17.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (35.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (17.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Eilat, Israel

Average pressure in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average pressure in January: 1018.6mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and December (1018.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1007.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Eilat, Israel

Average wind speed in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (12.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are November and December (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Eilat, Israel

Average humidity in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average humidity in January: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (50%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (32%).

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Average rainfall in January
Eilat, Israel

Average rainfall in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average rainfall in January: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (6mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Eilat, Israel

Average rainfall days in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (3.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Eilat, Israel

Average sea temperature in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average sea temperature in January: 22°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Eilat, Israel

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average daylight in January: 10.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Eilat, Israel

Average sunshine days in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average sunshine days in January: 27.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (24.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Eilat, Israel

Average UV index in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average UV index in January: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in January
Eilat, Israel

Average cloud cover in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average cloud cover in January: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 15).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, July and August (Cloud cover 1).

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Average visibility in January
Eilat, Israel

Average visibility in January - Eilat, Israel
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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