The climate in Zihuatanejo during January can be summarized as hot and dry.
January is in the winter in Zihuatanejo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 19°C (66°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||32.6°C 90.7°F|
|Nightly temperature||18.6°C 65.5°F|
|Average temperature||25.6°C 78.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||7.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||16 mm 0.6 ins|
|Rainy days||1 days|
|Sea temperature||27.9°C 82.2°F|
|Windspeed||6.1kph 4 mph|
On average January is the 6th driest month of the year in Zihuatanejo with around 16mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 1 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Zihuatanejo in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||May||34.8°C 94.6°F|
|Driest month:||March||2mm 0.1ins|
|Coldest month:||January||32.3°C 90.1°F|
|Wettest month:||September||245mm 9.6ins|