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

January weather forecast and climate
Malibu, CA

Ocean temperature

In Malibu, California, in January, the average water temperature is 57.9°F (14.4°C).
Note: 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.


In Malibu, the average length of the day in January is 10.2h.

What is the ocean temperature in January in Malibu?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Malibu, California, is 57.9°F (14.4°C). Swimming in 57.9°F (14.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Malibu have in January?

In Malibu, California, the average length of the day in January is 10.2h.
Average sea temperature in January - Malibu, CA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 57.8°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (66.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (57.7°F).

Average daylight in January - Malibu, CA
  • Average daylight in January: 10.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).