Weather in Turkey in January

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Visiting Turkey in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58.4% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.6cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). January is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Turkey 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 Turkey in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58.4% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.6cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Turkey in January?

No, January is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (62°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Turkey?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (58°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 58.4% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.6cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Turkey. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). January is too cold for swimming in Turkey for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Turkey warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in January is 10°C (50°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 Turkey in January?

The average day light hours per day in Turkey in January are 9.9. The sunshine percentage is 58.4% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Turkey in January

The average maximum temperature in Turkey in January is 14°C (58°F). The average maximum temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Turkey in January is 10°C (50°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 Turkey in January is 6°C (42°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 6°C (43°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Turkey in January

During January the average day light hours are 9.9 per day in Turkey. The sunshine percentage is 58.4% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Turkey in January is typically 2.7 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 Turkey in January

The average sea water temperature in Turkey in January is 16.4°C (61.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Turkey in January

The average total rainfall in Turkey in January is 5.6cm (2.2inches) and on average there are 12.3 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Turkey in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Turkey in January is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 8°C (8°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Turkey in January is typically 89.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.9% in the previous month and 89.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Turkey in January is typically 72.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 71% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Turkey in January

The average maximum wind speed in Turkey in January is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Turkey in January is from the South-Southeast.

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