Tripoli
Libya
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Tripoli, Libya

A perfect shot of the ruins of the archaeological site of Leptis Magna Roman, in Tripoli, Libya
A perfect shot of the ruins of the archaeological site of Leptis Magna Roman, in Tripoli, Libya
January, the same as December, is another enjoyable winter month in Tripoli, Libya, with average temperature varying between 8°C (46.4°F) and 17°C (62.6°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

Rainfall

In Tripoli, Libya, during January, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 54mm (2.1") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 43 rainfall days, and 288mm (11.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Tripoli, 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Tripoli, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. 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.

What is the coldest month in Tripoli?

January is the coldest month in Tripoli, with an average high-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 8°C (46.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Tripoli?

In January, in Tripoli, Libya, the average high-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 8°C (46.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, in January, during 9 rainfall days, 54mm (2.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in January in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, 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).

What is the average length of the day in January in Tripoli?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Tripoli?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Tripoli?

In Tripoli, Libya, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average high temperature in January: 17°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (17°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average rainfall in January: 54mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (65mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Tripoli, 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 - Tripoli, Libya
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Tripoli, 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).