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Visiting Xigia Beach, Zakynthos, Greece in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.1 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 Xigia Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Xigia Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

Xigia Beach in Zakynthos experiences mild and wet weather during January, with occasional sunny spells. The sea is quite cold, so swimming and water sports like snorkeling, diving, and surfing may not be ideal. However, you can still enjoy a leisurely walk along the beach or explore the nearby caves. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Xigia Beach in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.1 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 Xigia Beach in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Xigia Beach 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 Xigia Beach?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs. January has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 9.1 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 Xigia Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (60°F). January is too cold for swimming in Xigia Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Xigia Beach warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Xigia Beach in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Xigia Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Xigia Beach in January?

The average day light hours per day in Xigia Beach in January are 9.8. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs.

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Crowds in Xigia Beach in January

January is the coldest month in Zakynthos, and Xigia Beach is not crowded at all. There are no public holidays or special events that attract visitors during this month, making it a quiet time to visit the beach.

Temperature in Xigia Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Xigia Beach in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (60°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Xigia Beach in January is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Xigia Beach in January is 8°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (49°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Xigia Beach in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.8 per day in Xigia Beach. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 6.7hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Xigia Beach 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 Xigia Beach in January

The average sea water temperature in Xigia Beach 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 Xigia Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Xigia Beach in January is 8.5cm (3.3inches) and on average there are 9.1 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Xigia Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Xigia Beach in January is 9°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 9°C (9°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Xigia Beach in January is typically 88.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.3% in the previous month and 88.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Xigia Beach in January is typically 74.5%. The average relative humidity is 77.4% in the previous month and 73.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Xigia Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Xigia Beach in January is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Xigia Beach in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Xigia Beach in January is from the North.

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