Encinitas
California, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Encinitas, CA

January, the same as December, is another comfortable winter month in Encinitas, California, with average temperature varying between 63.7°F (17.6°C) and 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still comfortable 63.7°F (17.6°C). In January, in Encinitas, the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

In Encinitas, during 5.5 rainfall days, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 63.5 rainfall days, and 6.65" (169mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Ocean temperature

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 58.6°F (14.8°C) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 55.4°F (13°C) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 50°F (10°C) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Encinitas is 10.3h.

Sunshine

In Encinitas, the average sunshine is 6.8h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Encinitas are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 temperature in January in Encinitas?

In Encinitas, in January, the average high-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 53.2°F (11.8°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Encinitas?

In January, the average relative humidity in Encinitas, California, is 61%.

How many days does it rain in January in Encinitas?

In January, in Encinitas, the rain falls for 5.5 days. Throughout January, 0.63" (16mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in Encinitas?

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 58.6°F (14.8°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Encinitas?

In Encinitas, the average seawater temperature in January is 58.6°F (14.8°C). At temperatures below 50°F (10°C), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 55.4°F (13°C) is not comfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Encinitas have in January?

In Encinitas, California, the average length of the day in January is 10.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Encinitas have in January?

In Encinitas, California, the average sunshine in January is 6.8h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Encinitas?

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 4, are months with the lowest UV index in Encinitas, California.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Encinitas?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average high temperature in January: 63.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (76.5°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and December (62.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 53.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (64.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (51.8°F).

Average humidity in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average humidity in January: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (60%).

Average rainfall in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.63"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (1.22").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0.12").

Average rainfall days in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (7.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (3.4 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 58.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (68°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (58.7°F).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 10.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.8h

Months with most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.7h).

Average UV index in January - Encinitas, CA
  • Average UV index in January: 4

Months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 4).