January weather forecast
Benghazi, Libya

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another enjoyable winter month in Benghazi, Libya, with an average temperature fluctuating between 16.7°C (62.1°F) and 8.3°C (46.9°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

The most humid month is January, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

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 is 17°C (62.6°F).
Note: 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

In January, the average length of the day in Benghazi is 10h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 17:45. On the last day of January, in Benghazi, Libya, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 18:11 EET.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 5.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Benghazi?

The coldest month in Benghazi is January, 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?

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

What is the most humid month in Benghazi?

January is the most humid month in Benghazi, Libya, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in January in Benghazi?

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

What is the rainiest month in Benghazi?

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

How much does it rain in Benghazi in January?

In Benghazi, during January, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature 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?

The average day length in January is 10h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Benghazi?

On the first day of January in Benghazi, sunrise is at 07:39 and sunset at 17:45. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 18:11 EET.

How long on average sun shines in January in Benghazi?

The average sunshine duration in January in Benghazi, Libya, is 5.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Benghazi?

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in January in Benghazi?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in January
Benghazi, Libya

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).

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Average humidity in January
Benghazi, Libya

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

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

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Average rainfall in January
Benghazi, Libya

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 least rainfall) is July (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Benghazi, Libya

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).
The months with the least rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Benghazi, Libya

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).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Benghazi, Libya

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Benghazi, Libya
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 19min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 13min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 5min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average UV index in January
Benghazi, Libya

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

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

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