Weather in Skiathos, Greece in January

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Visiting Skiathos, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 11°C (52°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 5.1 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 Skiathos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Skiathos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Skiathos 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 Skiathos in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 11°C (52°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 5.1 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 Skiathos in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Skiathos for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Skiathos?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 11°C (52°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.3cm (2.1inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 5.1 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 Skiathos. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). January is too cold for swimming in Skiathos for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Skiathos warm in January?

No, Skiathos is too cold for sunbathing in January.

The average maximum temperature in Skiathos in January is 11°C (52°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Skiathos in January is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (53°F) in the previous month and 10°C (51°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Skiathos in January?

The average day light hours per day in Skiathos in January are 9.7. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Skiathos in January

The average maximum temperature in Skiathos in January is 11°C (52°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Skiathos in January is 10°C (49°F). The average temperature is 11°C (53°F) in the previous month and 10°C (51°F) in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Skiathos in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.7 per day in Skiathos. The sunshine percentage is 37% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 3.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Skiathos in January is typically 2 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 Skiathos in January

The average sea water temperature in Skiathos in January is 15.9°C (60.6°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Skiathos in January

The average total rainfall in Skiathos in January is 5.3cm (2.1inches) and on average there are 5.1 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Skiathos in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Skiathos in January is 6°C (44°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 7°C (7°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Skiathos in January is typically 80.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 79.8% in the previous month and 79.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Skiathos in January is typically 73.1%. The average relative humidity is 72.6% in the previous month and 70.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Skiathos in January

The average maximum wind speed in Skiathos in January is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Skiathos in January is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Skiathos in January is from the North-Northwest.

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