Mykonos weather

Our guide to the weather in Mykonos during January

14

Average high

4

UV Index

22mm

Month rainfall

16

Sea temperature

Mykonos is blessed with a Mediterranean climate and is typically mild in winter. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Mykonos, covering the last 12 years up to 2021, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Mykonos weather in January.

What's the temperature like in Mykonos during January?

January is typically the coolest month in Mykonos. The temperature reaches around 14℃ during the daytime, falling away to 12℃ at night. The UV index will be moderate at this time of year, so not something to worry about for the average person. However, if you're going to be outside for long periods it's worth wearing a broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen and UV-blocking sunglasses. Remember that bright surfaces, such as water and sand increase UV exposure.

Does it rain in Mykonos during January?

January is typically the wettest month in Mykonos. On average, there will be 11 rainy days during the month, amounting to 22.0mm in total. That's much drier than we see in England during August, and therefore not something to be concerned about. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Mykonos during January?

The water around Mykonos is around 16℃ during January. It will feel a little on the cool when first entering, but you'll warm up quickly. Most kids will have no problem with this temperature, but those who feel the cold are unlikely to want to swim.

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12th February 2021 by Andy

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10th February 2021 by Inside the Travel Lab

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21st July 2021 by Andy

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Weather in Mykonos

Our month-by-month guide to the weather and climate in Mykonos

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