Muscat
Oman
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Muscat, Oman

A beautiful park outside the Grand Mosque Muscat, in Oman
A beautiful park outside the Grand Mosque Muscat, in Oman
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Muscat, Oman, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.3°C (63.1°F) and 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.3°C (63.1°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Muscat is 63%.

Rainfall

In Muscat, during January, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.8mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 10 rainfall days, and 100.3mm (3.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.3°C (75.7°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Muscat, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Muscat is 8.7h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Muscat are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 6 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Muscat?

The coldest month in Muscat is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.5°C (77.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.3°C (63.1°F).

What is the temperature in January in Muscat?

In Muscat, Oman, in January, the average high-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.3°C (63.1°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Muscat?

In January, the average relative humidity is 63%.

How much does it rain in Muscat in January?

In Muscat, during January, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.8mm (0.5") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Muscat?

In Muscat, Oman, in January, the average water temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.3°C (75.7°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Muscat have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 10.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Muscat have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Muscat, Oman, is 8.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Muscat?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Muscat, Oman.

How high is the UV index in January in Muscat?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Muscat is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (40.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (30.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average humidity in January: 63%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (67%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (42%).

Average rainfall in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average rainfall in January: 12.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (24.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, September, October and November (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (31.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.3°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average daylight in January: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.6h).

Average UV index in January - Muscat, Oman
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).