Weather in Vatersay Beach, Vatersay, United Kingdom in January

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Visiting Vatersay Beach, Vatersay, United Kingdom in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.2cm (0.9inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 23.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vatersay Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (49°F). January is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

The weather in January at Vatersay Beach is characterized by cold and windy conditions, with frequent rain and possible snow. Due to the harsh weather, swimming, sunbathing, and water sports are not recommended during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Vatersay Beach in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.2cm (0.9inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 23.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Vatersay Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (49°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Vatersay Beach?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 8°C (46°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 2.2cm (0.9inches) making it very dry with only very light showers although there are 23.3 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vatersay Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (49°F). January is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vatersay Beach warm in January?

No, Vatersay Beach is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Vatersay Beach in January is 8°C (46°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 Vatersay Beach 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 Vatersay Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Vatersay Beach in January are 7.4. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Vatersay Beach in January

During January, Vatersay Beach is not crowded at all, as it is the middle of winter and the weather is cold and often stormy. There are no public holidays or special events in this month that would attract visitors to the beach.

Temperature in Vatersay Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Vatersay Beach in January is 8°C (46°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 Vatersay Beach 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 Vatersay Beach 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 Vatersay Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 7.4 per day in Vatersay Beach. The sunshine percentage is 20% making it extremely gloomy and overcast with very little sunshine. There are only 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vatersay Beach in January is typically 0.3 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 Vatersay Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Vatersay Beach in January is 9.2°C (48.6°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Vatersay Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Vatersay Beach in January is 2.2cm (0.9inches) and on average there are 23.3 rainy days in January making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vatersay Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vatersay Beach in January is 6°C (42°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 5°C (5°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vatersay Beach in January is typically 93.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.4% in the previous month and 93.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vatersay Beach in January is typically 84.1%. The average relative humidity is 82.9% in the previous month and 84.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Vatersay Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Vatersay Beach in January is typically 47KM/H (29MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 48KM/H (30MPH) in the previous month and 42KM/H (26MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Vatersay Beach in January is typically 31KM/H (19MPH). The average wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

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

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