Maspalomas
Spain
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Maspalomas, Spain

Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
Stunning beautiful white sand beach of Maspalomas, Spain, in a striking aerial panorama
January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in Maspalomas, Spain, with average temperature ranging between min 14°C (57.2°F) and max 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 20°C (68°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Maspalomas, Spain, in January, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 27mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation. In Maspalomas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 21 days and collects up to 177mm (7") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Maspalomas. For swimming, a surface water temperature of 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Maspalomas, Spain. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the coldest month in Maspalomas?

The coldest months in Maspalomas are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

What is the temperature in January in Maspalomas?

In January, in Maspalomas, the average high-temperature is 20°C (68°F), and the average low-temperature is 14°C (57.2°F).

How much does it rain in Maspalomas in January?

In Maspalomas, Spain, in January, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 27mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Maspalomas?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 19°C (66.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater. Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the sea water temperature in January in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, in January, the average water temperature is 19°C (66.2°F). Swimming in 19°C (66.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in January in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, the average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Maspalomas?

In January, the average sunshine in Maspalomas, Spain, is 7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Maspalomas?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4.

What is the UV index reading in January in Maspalomas?

In Maspalomas, Spain, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average high temperature in January: 20°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 14°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (14°C).

Average rainfall in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall in January: 27mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are July and August (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average sea temperature in January: 19°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (19°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Maspalomas, Spain
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).