Jeddah Weather in January

What's the weather like in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in January?

The climate in Jeddah during January can be summarized as hot, humid and dry.

January is in the winter in Jeddah and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

Jeddah weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.4°C 83°F
Nightly temperature 19.5°C 67°F
Average temperature 23.9°C 75°F
Daily sunshine 7.3 hrs
Avg rainfall 15 mm 0.6 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 26.3°C 79.4°F
Humidity 72%
Windspeed 15.5kph 10 mph

On average January is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Jeddah with around 15mm 0.6 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Jeddah

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2018.

Other monthly averages

Jeddah weather stats

Jeddah weather statistics
Hottest month: July 37.9°C 100.2°F
Driest month: June 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: October 10.6hrs
Coldest month: February 28.5°C 83.3°F
Wettest month: November 20mm 0.8ins
Map showing location of Jeddah (21.51694, 39.21917)

Top Saudi Arabia locations

Change units