Valletta
Malta
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Valletta, Malta

The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
The cityscape of Valletta, Malta, viewed from the clear blue waters of the sea
January, like December, is a moderate winter month in Valletta, Malta, with average temperature varying between 9.2°C (48.6°F) and 15.2°C (59.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Rainfall

In Valletta, Malta, during January, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 89mm (3.5") of precipitation. In Valletta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 80 days and collects up to 553mm (21.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 16.1°C (61°F).
Note: 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).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Valletta is 10h.

Sunshine

In Valletta, the average sunshine is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. 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 Valletta?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 15.2°C (59.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the temperature in January in Valletta?

In Valletta, in January, the average high-temperature is 15.2°C (59.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Valletta?

In January, in Valletta, Malta, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout January, 89mm (3.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in January in Valletta?

In Valletta, Malta, the average seawater temperature in January 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 Valletta?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Valletta have in January?

In Valletta, Malta, the average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Valletta?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Valletta 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 - Valletta, Malta
  • Average high temperature in January: 15.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (30.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (15.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

Average rainfall in January - Valletta, Malta
  • Average rainfall in January: 89mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (112mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Valletta, 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 - Valletta, Malta
  • Average sea temperature in January: 16.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (15.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Valletta, 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: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in January - Valletta, 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).