The climate in Jerusalem during January can be summarized as cool and wet.
January is in the winter in Jerusalem and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (56°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||13.1°C 55.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||4.7°C 40.5°F|
|Average temperature||8.9°C 48°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.5 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||137 mm 5.4 ins|
|Rainy days||10 days|
|Sea temperature||18.8°C 65.8°F|
|Windspeed||11.5kph 7 mph|
On average January is the wettest month of the year in Jerusalem with around 137mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.5 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 Jerusalem in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||August||29.8°C 85.6°F|
|Driest month:||June||0mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||12.9°C 55.2°F|
|Wettest month:||January||137mm 5.4ins|