Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
Water geysers and trees in front of the mighty skyscrapers of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates
January, like December, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is another warm winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 13.2°C (55.8°F) and max 24.1°C (75.4°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

Humidity

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months in Abu Dhabi.

Rainfall

In Abu Dhabi, it is raining for 1.2 days, with typically 7mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 9.9 rainfall days, and 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Abu Dhabi, the average seawater temperature in January is 22.3°C (72.1°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.3°C (72.1°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Abu Dhabi is 10.8h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is January, with an average of 7.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Abu Dhabi?

The coldest month in Abu Dhabi is January, with an average high-temperature of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 13.2°C (55.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, in January, the average high-temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.2°C (55.8°F).

What are the most humid months in Abu Dhabi?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 68%, are most humid months in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

What is the average humidity in January in Abu Dhabi?

In January, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How many days does it rain in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, during January, the rain falls for 1.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7mm (0.3") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Abu Dhabi?

In January, the average sea temperature in Abu Dhabi is 22.3°C (72.1°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22.3°C (72.1°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Abu Dhabi have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Abu Dhabi?

With an average of 7.9h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

How long on average sun shines in January in Abu Dhabi?

The average sunshine in January is 7.9h.

When is the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Abu Dhabi?

In Abu Dhabi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in January: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (42.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in January: 68%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (68%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (55%).

Average rainfall in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in January: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (21.2mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, September and October (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1.2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in January: 22.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (20.6°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.2h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.9h).

Average UV index in January - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).