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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Doha, Qatar

A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
January, the same as December, in Doha, Qatar, is another pleasant winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.7°C (71.1°F) and 12.8°C (55°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 12.8°C (55°F), January is the coldest month.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

Rainfall

In Doha, during January, the rain falls for 1.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.2mm (0.5") of precipitation. In Doha, during the entire year, the rain falls for 8.8 days and collects up to 75.2mm (3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Doha, in January, the average water temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 20.5°C (68.9°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 Doha is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Doha is 7.9h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Doha is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 coldest month in Doha?

January is the coldest month in Doha, with an average high-temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 12.8°C (55°F).

What is the temperature in January in Doha?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Doha, Qatar, is 21.7°C (71.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 12.8°C (55°F).

What are the most humid months in Doha?

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 71%.

What is the average humidity in January in Doha?

The average relative humidity in January in Doha is 71%.

How many days does it rain in January in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, during January, the rain falls for 1.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 13.2mm (0.5") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, the average seawater temperature in January is 20.5°C (68.9°F). Swimming in 20.5°C (68.9°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 Doha?

In Doha, the average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Doha?

The average sunshine in January is 7.9h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, the average daily maximum UV index in January 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 - Doha, Qatar
  • Average high temperature in January: 21.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (41.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 12.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (29.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.8°C).

Average humidity in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average humidity in January: 71%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

Average rainfall in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall in January: 13.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (17.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (2.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average sea temperature in January: 20.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (19.1°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with least sunshine are March and December (Average sunshine: 7.8).

Average UV index in January - Doha, Qatar
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).