January weather forecast
Tobruk, Libya

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Weather in January

Tobruk, Libya kicks off the year with mild weather that offers generous sunshine hours. The days are graced with an average of 6 hours of sun and an average daylight duration of 10.3 hours further lengthening the daytime. Temperatures oscillate between 12°C (53.6°F) and 16°C (60.8°F), making it one of Tobruk's cooler months. Rainfall at the beginning of the year peaks at 28mm (1.1"), resulting in approximately seven wet days. The sea maintains a welcoming warmth with a consistent sea temperature of 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

With average temperatures fluctuating between a high of 16°C (60.8°F) and a low of 12°C (53.6°F), January stands out as the coldest month.

Rainfall

In Tobruk, in January, during 7 rainfall days, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tobruk, during the entire year, the rain falls for 30 days and collects up to 119mm (4.69") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).
Note: In water with a temperature of 17°C (62.6°F), swimming is not a joy for most people. The challenge of controlling breathing increases as the temperature dips from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Tobruk, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:24 and sunset at 17:30. On the last day of January, in Tobruk, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:56 EET.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Tobruk, Libya.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Tobruk are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: A maximum high daily UV index of 3 during January translates into the following directions:
Ensure safety - Imperative it is to shield skin and eyes from damage. Minimize direct exposure to the Sun during midday when its radiation is at its peak. Using UVA and UVB-protective sunglasses and sun-protective clothing is effective against UV radiation.
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Frequently asked questions

What part of the year is the coldest in Tobruk?

Tobruk, Libya, records the coldest temperatures in January, averaging a high of 16°C (60.8°F) and a low of 12°C (53.6°F).

What are the temperatures in Tobruk in January?

An average high-temperature, in January, in Tobruk, is 16°C (60.8°F) and the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How much does it rain in Tobruk in January?

In Tobruk, in January, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 28mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Tobruk?

In Tobruk, in January, the average water temperature 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).

How many hours of daylight does Tobruk have in January?

In January, the average day length in Tobruk is 10h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Tobruk?

On the first day of January in Tobruk, sunrise is at 07:24 and sunset at 17:30. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:18 and sunset at 17:56 EET.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Tobruk?

January and December, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Tobruk have in January?

In Tobruk, the average sunshine duration in January is 6h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Tobruk?

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

Average temperature in January - Tobruk, Libya
  • Average high temperature in January: 16°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (28°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 12°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (12°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Tobruk, Libya

Average rainfall in January - Tobruk, Libya
  • Average rainfall in January: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (30mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Tobruk, Libya

Average rainfall days in January - Tobruk, Libya
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (7 days).
The months with the least rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Tobruk, Libya

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

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (16°C).

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

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Tobruk, Libya
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in January
Tobruk, Libya

Average UV index in January - Tobruk, 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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Tobruk, Libya

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