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Visiting Dare County, United States in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dare County. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dare County for prolonged periods of time.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Dare County in January?

No, January is not a good time for sunbathing in Dare County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Dare County in January?

Probably not, January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dare County for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Dare County?

Yes, January is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Dare County.

January has average maximum temperatures of 18°C (64°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs. January has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 11.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Dare County. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). January is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Dare County for prolonged periods of time.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Dare County warm in January?

No, Dare County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Dare County in January is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dare County in January is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Dare County in January?

The average day light hours per day in Dare County in January are 10.3. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs.

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Temperature in Dare County in January

The average maximum temperature in Dare County in January is 18°C (64°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dare County in January is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 14°C (56°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dare County in January is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 9°C (49°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dare County in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.3 per day in Dare County. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.2hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Dare County in January is typically 4.2 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dare County in January

The average sea water temperature in Dare County in January is 17.4°C (63.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Dare County in January

The average total rainfall in Dare County in January is 9.1cm (3.6inches) and on average there are 11.2 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dare County in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dare County in January is 10°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 11°C (11°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dare County in January is typically 87.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.3% in the previous month and 87.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dare County in January is typically 71.2%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 71.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dare County in January

The average maximum wind speed in Dare County in January is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dare County in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dare County in January is from the South East.

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