January weather forecast and climate
Benghazi, Libya

January, the same as December, is a comfortable winter month in Benghazi, Libya, with average temperature ranging between min 8.3°C (46.9°F) and max 16.7°C (62.1°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 16.7°C (62.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 76%, January is the most humid month.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 12 days and typically aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Benghazi, Libya, is 17°C (62.6°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 3 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 Benghazi?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 16.7°C (62.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 8.3°C (46.9°F).

What is the temperature in January in Benghazi?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Benghazi, is 16.7°C (62.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.3°C (46.9°F).

What is the most humid month in Benghazi?

With an average relative humidity of 76%, January is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in January in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, Libya, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

How many days does it rain in January in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, Libya, in January, during 12 rainfall days, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Benghazi?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Benghazi. Rain falls for 12 days and accumulates 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

How cold is the water in January in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, Libya, in January, the average water temperature is 17°C (62.6°F). Swimming in 17°C (62.6°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Benghazi have in January?

In Benghazi, the average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Benghazi?

In Benghazi, Libya, the average sunshine in January is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Benghazi?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Benghazi?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average high temperature in January: 16.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (76%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May and June (55%).

Average rainfall in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average rainfall in January: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (66mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average sea temperature in January: 17°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average UV index in January: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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