Weather in Kent, United Kingdom in January

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Visiting Kent, United Kingdom in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.4% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.2 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 Kent. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (47°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kent for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Kent 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 Kent in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.4% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Kent in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Kent for any length of time, with the sea water at 8°C (47°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Kent?

No, January is not a good time for a holiday in Kent.

January has average maximum temperatures of 7°C (45°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 22.4% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 14.2 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 Kent. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (47°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kent for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Kent warm in January?

No, Kent is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Kent in January is 7°C (45°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kent in January is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kent in January?

The average day light hours per day in Kent in January are 8.4. The sunshine percentage is 22.4% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Kent in January

The average maximum temperature in Kent in January is 7°C (45°F). The average maximum temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kent in January is 6°C (42°F). The average temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 6°C (42°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kent in January is 4°C (39°F). The minimum temperature is 4°C (39°F) in the previous month and 4°C (39°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kent in January

During January the average day light hours are 8.4 per day in Kent. The sunshine percentage is 22.4% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with little sunshine. There are 1.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kent in January is typically 0.7 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 Kent in January

The average sea water temperature in Kent in January is 8.3°C (46.9°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Kent in January

The average total rainfall in Kent in January is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 14.2 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kent in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kent in January is 5°C (41°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 5°C (5°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kent in January is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.5% in the previous month and 93.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kent in January is typically 85.8%. The average relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 83.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kent in January

The average maximum wind speed in Kent in January is typically 33KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 32KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kent in January is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kent in January is from the West-Southwest.

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