Middle East

Avg weather in January
10 Hrs per day
5 mm per month
45 % avg
8 Mph avg

Middle East Weather in January

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What’s the weather like in the Middle East in January?

Winter is the best time of year for a holiday in the Middle East. The desert climate gives the region constant sunshine and temperatures are always very high. Middle East weather in January is very enjoyable, with clear blue skies and lots of sunshine throughout the month.

Geographical influences

The Middle East is known for its desert landscapes and very warm climate. The region experiences very little rain, which is perfect if you don’t feel like carrying an umbrella with you while on holiday. The climate is slightly cooler and more comfortable in January, making it one of the most enjoyable times to visit.


There’s an average daily temperature of 16°C in January, which makes it one of the coldest months of the year. However, it’s still very mild and you can look forward to ten hours of sunlight each day. The average wind speed is around 8mph with a 45% humidity. There’s just 5mm of rainfall and this usually spreads over less than six days of the month.

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