Weather in Santorini, Greece in January

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

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

Temperature in Santorini in January

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

The average temperature in Santorini in January is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Santorini in January is 10°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 10° in the next month.

Sunshine in Santorini in January

The average day light hours per day in Santorini in January are 10 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Santorini in January is typically 2.4 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 Santorini in January

The average sea water temperature in Santorini in January is 15.8° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Santorini in January

The average total rainfall in Santorini in January is 7.1cm and on average there are 10.1 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Santorini in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Santorini 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 Santorini in January is typically 79.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 81.5% in the previous month and 81.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Santorini in January is typically 68.1%. The average relative humidity is 70% in the previous month and 69.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Santorini in January

The average maximum wind speed in Santorini in January is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Santorini in January is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

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

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