Weather in Karpathos, Greece in January

So you're interested in going to Karpathos, Greece in January

January is a cold and dry time for sunbathing in Karpathos and not really recommended. January is too cold for swimming in Karpathos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Karpathos in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Karpathos in January

The average maximum temperature in Karpathos in January is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average temperature in Karpathos in January is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Karpathos in January is 12°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Karpathos in January

The average day light hours per day in Karpathos in January are 10 and there are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Karpathos in January is typically 2.6 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 Karpathos in January

The average sea water temperature in Karpathos in January is 16.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Karpathos in January

The average total rainfall in Karpathos in January is 13.5cm and on average there are 5.7 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Karpathos in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Karpathos in January is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Karpathos in January is typically 77.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.6% in the previous month and 78.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Karpathos in January is typically 66.7%. The average relative humidity is 68.5% in the previous month and 67.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Karpathos in January

The average maximum wind speed in Karpathos in January is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Karpathos in January is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Karpathos in January is from the North West.

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