Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
January, like December, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Rainfall

In Abu Dhabi, in January, during 1.2 rainfall days, 7mm (0.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Abu Dhabi, there are 9.9 rainfall days, and 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average seawater temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.3°C (72.1°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 Abu Dhabi, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Abu Dhabi?

The coldest month in Abu Dhabi is January, with an average high-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in January, the average high-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).

What are the most humid months in Abu Dhabi?

Months with the highest humidity are January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%.

What is the average humidity in January in Abu Dhabi?

In January, the average relative humidity in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 68%.

How much does it rain in Abu Dhabi in January?

In Abu Dhabi, in January, it is raining for 1.2 days, with typically 7mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, in January, the average water temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22.3°C (72.1°F).

How many hours of daylight does Abu Dhabi have in January?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Abu Dhabi?

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 7.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Abu Dhabi?

The average sunshine in January in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is 7.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

Months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in January: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in January: 68%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in January: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in January: 22.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

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: 7.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • 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).