The weather in Marsa Alam during January is cool and pleasant, with sunny days and clear skies. Swimming and sunbathing are enjoyable, but you might need a wetsuit for extended periods in the water. Snorkeling and diving are popular as the Red Sea's marine life is abundant, and the cooler temperatures make these activities more comfortable. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.
January is considered the coldest month in Marsa Alam, with temperatures ranging from 15°C to 24°C. The beach is not very crowded during this time, as tourists prefer warmer months. There are no significant public holidays or events in January that affect the crowd levels.
The average maximum temperature in Marsa Alam in January is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.
The average temperature in Marsa Alam in January is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 20° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.
The average minimum temperature in Marsa Alam in January is 15°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.
The average day light hours per day in Marsa Alam in January are 10.7 and there are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.
The ultraviolet index in Marsa Alam in January is typically 5.9 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The average sea water temperature in Marsa Alam in January is 23.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.
The average maximum wind speed in Marsa Alam in January is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.
The average wind speed in Marsa Alam in January is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 18kmh in the next month.
The average wind direction in Marsa Alam in January is from the North-Northwest.