Cork Weather in January

What's the weather like in Cork (Munster) in January 2024?

The climate in Cork during January can be summarized as cool and damp.

January is in the winter in Cork and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 8°C (47°F), whilst at night 3°C (38°F) is normal.

Cork weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 8.3°C 46.9°F
Nightly temperature 3.2°C 37.7°F
Average temperature 5.7°C 42.3°F
Daily sunshine 2 hrs
Avg rainfall 118 mm 4.6 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 10.3°C 50.5°F
Humidity 91%
Windspeed 23.8kph 15 mph

On average January is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Cork with around 118mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Cork

Cork average temperature in January

January rainfall

Cork average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Cork average rain in January

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 Cork in January 2024.

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Cork weather stats

Cork weather statistics
Hottest month: July 18.7°C 65.7°F
Driest month: June 61mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: May 6.6hrs
Coldest month: February 8.1°C 46.6°F
Wettest month: December 120mm 4.7ins
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