Weather in Wales, United Kingdom in January

So you're interested in going to Wales, United Kingdom in January

January is a very cold and rainy time for sunbathing in Wales, and not recommended. January is too cold for swimming in Wales for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Wales in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Wales in January

The average maximum temperature in Wales in January is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Wales in January is . The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Wales in January is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Wales in January

The average day light hours per day in Wales in January are 8.3 and there are 1.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Wales in January is typically 0.6 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Wales in January

The average sea water temperature in Wales in January is 10.7° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Wales in January

The average total rainfall in Wales in January is 5.1cm and on average there are 16.4 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wales in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wales in January is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wales in January is typically 97.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.5% in the previous month and 95.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wales in January is typically 87.9%. The average relative humidity is 85.4% in the previous month and 85.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wales in January

The average maximum wind speed in Wales in January is typically 37kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 43kmh in the previous month and 40kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wales in January is typically 24kmh. The average wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Wales in January is from the South West.

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