Ballycastle Weather in January

What's the weather like in Ballycastle (N Ireland) in January 2023?

The climate in Ballycastle during January can be summarized as cool and wet.

January is in the winter in Ballycastle and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 7°C (44°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

Ballycastle weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 6.6°C 43.8°F
Nightly temperature 1.5°C 34.6°F
Average temperature 4°C 39.2°F
Daily sunshine 1.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 120 mm 4.7 ins
Rainy days 22 days
Sea temperature 8.7°C 47.7°F
Humidity 89%
Windspeed 26.6kph 17 mph

On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Ballycastle with around 120mm 4.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 22 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.5 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Ballycastle

Ballycastle average temperature in January

January rainfall

Ballycastle average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Ballycastle 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 Ballycastle in January 2022.

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Ballycastle weather stats

Ballycastle weather statistics
Hottest month: July 16.6°C 61.9°F
Driest month: May 64mm 2.5ins
Sunniest month: May 6.5hrs
Coldest month: February 6.4°C 43.5°F
Wettest month: October 128mm 5ins
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