Weather in Sunset Beach, North Shore, United States in January

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Visiting Sunset Beach, North Shore, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 7cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 17.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sunset Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Sunset Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

January brings the winter season to Sunset Beach, with cooler weather and occasional rain showers. However, the beach remains a popular destination for surfers, as the famous big waves of the North Shore are at their peak during this time. Experienced surfers and spectators flock to the beach to witness the impressive swells, making surfing the most popular activity for January. Swimming and snorkeling may be less suitable due to the strong currents and waves, but sunbathing can still be enjoyed on the beach. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Sunset Beach in January?

Yes, January is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sunset Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 7cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 17.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Sunset Beach in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (78°F).

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Is January a good time to holiday in Sunset Beach?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Sunset Beach.

January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 7cm (2.8inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 17.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sunset Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (78°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Sunset Beach warm in January?

Yes, Sunset Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Sunset Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Sunset Beach in January are 11. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Sunset Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 20°C (69°F). The average temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 17°C (62°F). The minimum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sunset Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 11 per day in Sunset Beach. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Sunset Beach in January is typically 7.1 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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.

Sea Temperature in Sunset Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 25.4°C (77.7°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Sunset Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Sunset Beach in January is 7cm (2.8inches) and on average there are 17.8 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sunset Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sunset Beach in January is 19°C (66°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sunset Beach in January is typically 94.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.7% in the previous month and 92.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sunset Beach in January is typically 81%. The average relative humidity is 81.6% in the previous month and 79.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sunset Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Sunset Beach in January is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sunset Beach in January is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sunset Beach in January is from the North.

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