January weather forecast
West Palm Beach, FL

Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida
Tall, beautiful buildings reflected in the waterway in West Palm Beach, Florida

Weather in January

January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in West Palm Beach, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 64.2°F (17.9°C) and an average high of 72°F (22.2°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 72°F (22.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Humidity

In West Palm Beach, the average relative humidity is 73%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in West Palm Beach, Florida, is January when the rain falls for 9.8 days and typically collects 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C), are months with the coldest seawater in West Palm Beach.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 74.1°F (23.4°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 10.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in West Palm Beach are January and December, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

UV index

January and February, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in West Palm Beach?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 72°F (22.2°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in West Palm Beach?

In January, the average relative humidity in West Palm Beach is 73%.

What is the driest month in West Palm Beach?

The month with the least rainfall in West Palm Beach is January when the rain falls for 9.8 days and typically collects 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in West Palm Beach in January?

In West Palm Beach, in January, during 9.8 rainfall days, 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the ocean coldest in West Palm Beach?

Months with the coldest seawater in West Palm Beach, Florida, are January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 74.1°F (23.4°C).

How warm is the water in January in West Palm Beach?

In West Palm Beach, in January, the average water temperature is 74.1°F (23.4°C). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 74.1°F (23.4°C) water.

How many hours of daylight does West Palm Beach have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in West Palm Beach?

January and December, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in West Palm Beach, Florida.

How many hours of sunshine does West Palm Beach have in January?

In West Palm Beach, Florida, the average sunshine in January is 6.1h.

When is the lowest UV index in West Palm Beach?

January and February, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in West Palm Beach?

In West Palm Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average temperature in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average high temperature in January: 72°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (86.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (72°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 64.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (81.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average pressure in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.96").

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Average wind speed in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average wind speed in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (8mph).

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Average humidity in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average humidity in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (70%).

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Average rainfall in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.51"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (4.13").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average rainfall days in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 9.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average sea temperature in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sea temperature in January: 74.1°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (85.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (74.1°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average daylight in January: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.1h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6.1).

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Average sunshine days in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average sunshine days in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average UV index in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and February (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average cloud cover in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 35

Months with the most cloud cover are January, November and December (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are May, July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in January
West Palm Beach, FL

Average visibility in January - West Palm Beach, FL
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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