January weather forecast and climate
Funchal, Portugal

January, the same as December, is another comfortable winter month in Funchal, Portugal, with average temperature varying between 16.3°C (61.3°F) and 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Temperature

In Funchal, the average high-temperature in January is essentially the same as in December - a still comfortable 17.6°C (63.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Funchal, is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 74%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 12.3 days. Throughout January, 22mm (0.87") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Funchal, Portugal, there are 116.4 rainfall days, and 232mm (9.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Funchal, the average seawater temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°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

January and December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Funchal.

UV index

January through June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in January in Funchal?

In Funchal, in January, the average high-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Funchal?

In January, the average relative humidity in Funchal is 74%.

How many days does it rain in January in Funchal?

In Funchal, in January, during 12.3 rainfall days, 22mm (0.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in January in Funchal?

In Funchal, Portugal, the average seawater temperature in January is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°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 Funchal?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Funchal?

January and December, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Funchal, Portugal.

How many hours of sunshine does Funchal have in January?

In Funchal, the average sunshine in January is 7.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Funchal?

Months with the lowest UV index in Funchal are January through June, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Funchal?

In Funchal, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in January: 17.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (23°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 16.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (15.1°C).

Average humidity in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and August (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (73%).

Average rainfall in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in January: 22mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average sea temperature in January: 18.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (17.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 7.6).

Average UV index in January - Funchal, Portugal
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are July, August, September and October (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).