January weather forecast and climate
Beirut, Lebanon

A clear aerial view of the cityscape and skyline of the beautiful city of Beirut, Lebanon, with distant mountain ranges
A clear aerial view of the cityscape and skyline of the beautiful city of Beirut, Lebanon, with distant mountain ranges
January, like December, in Beirut, Lebanon, is another comfortable winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 11.2°C (52.2°F) and max 17.4°C (63.3°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 17.4°C (63.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Beirut is 69%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Beirut. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 190.9mm (7.52") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 18.5°C (65.3°F).
Note: Swimming in 18.5°C (65.3°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.2h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Beirut is January, with an average of 4.2h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index in Beirut, Lebanon. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 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.

What is the coldest month in Beirut?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 17.4°C (63.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Beirut?

In January, in Beirut, Lebanon, the average high-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 11.2°C (52.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Beirut?

The average relative humidity in January in Beirut is 69%.

How much does it rain in Beirut in January?

In Beirut, Lebanon, in January, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 190.9mm (7.52") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Beirut?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Beirut. Rain falls for 15 days and accumulates 190.9mm (7.52") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Beirut?

In January, the average sea temperature in Beirut, Lebanon, is 18.5°C (65.3°F). For most, swimming in 18.5°C (65.3°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).

How many hours of daylight does Beirut have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Beirut, Lebanon, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Beirut?

With an average of 4.2h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Beirut, Lebanon.

How long on average sun shines in January in Beirut?

In January, the average sunshine is 4.2h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Beirut are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in January in Beirut?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average high temperature in January: 17.4°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 (17.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 11.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (11°C).

Average humidity in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (66%).

Average rainfall in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average rainfall in January: 190.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (190.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (15 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 4.2h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 4.2h).

Average UV index in January - Beirut, Lebanon
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).