Weather in Palma in January

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11° C



21 mm

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What’s the weather like in Palma in January?

January is the coldest month in Palma, Mallorca. The Mediterranean climate ensures mild winters compared to northern European cities, but it is still colder than other seasons in Palma. The average high temperature in January is around 15°C (59°F), while the average low temperature dips to 5°C (41°F). Visitors should pack warm clothing, such as jackets, sweaters, and scarves, to stay comfortable.

Average daily temperatures

In January, Palma experiences cool temperatures throughout the month. The average daily temperature hovers around 10°C (50°F). Days can be slightly milder, especially during the afternoon, when temperatures can reach 15°C (59°F). However, nights are significantly colder, with temperatures dropping to around 5°C (41°F) or lower. It is recommended to dress in layers, as the temperature difference between day and night can be quite noticeable.

Sunshine and rainfall

While January is not known for its sunshine in Palma, it still experiences a fair amount of daylight. The average daily sunshine is around 6 hours, providing visitors with some opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities. However, it is advisable to check the weather forecast regularly, as occasional cloudy or rainy days may occur. In terms of precipitation, Palma receives around 30-40mm of rainfall in January, with an average of 8 rainy days throughout the month. It is always a good idea to carry a travel umbrella or a waterproof jacket to stay dry.

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