January weather forecast and climate
Mellieha, Malta

January, like December, is a mild winter month in Mellieha, Malta, with average temperature varying between 9°C (48.2°F) and 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

Rainfall

In January, in Mellieha, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout January, 80mm (3.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Mellieha, there are 80 rainfall days, and 499mm (19.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Mellieha, Malta, the average seawater temperature in January is 16.1°C (61°F).
For most, swimming in 16.1°C (61°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).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Mellieha, Malta, is 10h.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 2 in January interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What are the coldest months in Mellieha?

The coldest months in Mellieha, Malta, are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

What is the temperature in January in Mellieha?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 15°C (59°F), while the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

How much does it rain in Mellieha in January?

In Mellieha, Malta, in January, during 13 rainfall days, 80mm (3.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in January in Mellieha?

In Mellieha, Malta, in January, the average water temperature is 16.1°C (61°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 16.1°C (61°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).

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

In January, the average length of the day is 10h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Mellieha?

Months with the least sunshine in Mellieha, Malta, are January and December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Mellieha?

In Mellieha, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

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

Months with the lowest UV index in Mellieha, Malta, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index reading in January in Mellieha?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average high temperature in January: 15°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (15°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (9°C).

Average rainfall in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average rainfall in January: 80mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (99mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in January: 16.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (15.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average daylight in January: 10h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Mellieha, Malta
  • Average UV index in January: 2

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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