Weather in Gran Canaria, Spain in January

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January is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Gran Canaria. January is a good month for swimming in Gran Canaria with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Gran Canaria in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Gran Canaria in January

The average maximum temperature in Gran Canaria in January is 21°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Gran Canaria in January is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gran Canaria in January is 16°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Gran Canaria in January

The average day light hours per day in Gran Canaria in January are 10.6 and there are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Gran Canaria in January is typically 4.6 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Gran Canaria in January

The average sea water temperature in Gran Canaria in January is 20.3° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Gran Canaria in January

The average total rainfall in Gran Canaria in January is 2.9cm and on average there are 7.1 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gran Canaria in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gran Canaria in January is 13° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 15° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gran Canaria in January is typically 76.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 77.9% in the previous month and 76.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gran Canaria in January is typically 61.9%. The average relative humidity is 63.5% in the previous month and 63.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gran Canaria in January

The average maximum wind speed in Gran Canaria in January is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 34kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gran Canaria in January is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Gran Canaria in January is from the North.

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