January weather forecast and climate
Essaouira, Morocco

Weather in January

January, like December, in Essaouira, Morocco, is another enjoyable winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18.1°C (64.6°F) and an average low of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 18.1°C (64.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Essaouira are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

Rainfall

In January, in Essaouira, the rain falls for 8.3 days. Throughout January, 51.5mm (2.03") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Essaouira, Morocco, there are 59.2 rainfall days, and 340.6mm (13.41") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average seawater temperature in January is 17.9°C (64.2°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°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 Essaouira is 10.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 6.7h.

UV index

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 health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Essaouira?

The coldest month in Essaouira is January, with an average high-temperature of 18.1°C (64.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 11.2°C (52.2°F).

What are the least humid months in Essaouira?

Months with the lowest humidity in Essaouira are January and November, with an average relative humidity of 80%.

What is the average humidity in January in Essaouira?

The average relative humidity in January in Essaouira is 80%.

How many days does it rain in January in Essaouira?

In Essaouira, during January, the rain falls for 8.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 51.5mm (2.03") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Essaouira?

In January, the average sea temperature in Essaouira, Morocco, is 17.9°C (64.2°F). Swimming in 17.9°C (64.2°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 Essaouira?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Essaouira have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Essaouira is 6.7h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Essaouira?

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

Average temperature in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average temperature in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in January: 18.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 11.2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.2°C).

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Average humidity in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average humidity in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in January: 51.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (72.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall days in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average sea temperature in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in January: 17.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.2°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average daylight in January: 10.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.7h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average UV index in January
Essaouira, Morocco

Average UV index in January - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average UV index in January: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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