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Visiting Kefalonia, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kefalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kefalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Kefalonia 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 Kefalonia in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Kefalonia in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Kefalonia for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (60°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Kefalonia?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 15°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 8.1cm (3.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Kefalonia. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Kefalonia for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Kefalonia warm in January?

No, Kefalonia is a little too chilly for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Kefalonia in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kefalonia in January is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Kefalonia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Kefalonia in January are 9.8. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Kefalonia in January

The average maximum temperature in Kefalonia in January is 15°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kefalonia in January is 12°C (53°F). The average temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kefalonia in January is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 9°C (48°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kefalonia in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.8 per day in Kefalonia. The sunshine percentage is 50% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Kefalonia in January is typically 2.3 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 Kefalonia in January

The average sea water temperature in Kefalonia in January is 15.5°C (59.9°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Kefalonia in January

The average total rainfall in Kefalonia in January is 8.1cm (3.2inches) and on average there are 9 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kefalonia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kefalonia in January is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kefalonia in January is typically 85.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.8% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kefalonia in January is typically 70.8%. The average relative humidity is 72.4% in the previous month and 71.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kefalonia in January

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

The average wind speed in Kefalonia in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kefalonia in January is from the North.

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