Zante weather

Our guide to the weather in Zante during January

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Average high

4

UV Index

69mm

Month rainfall

17

Sea temperature

Zante - or Zakynthos - is a beautiful island located off the west coast of Greece. We've looked at the most up-to-date weather data for Zante, covering the last 12 years up to 2022, plus we've asked our team of travel bloggers for their first-hand experiences in order to answer the most frequently asked questions about Zante weather in January.

What's the temperature like in Zante during January?

January is typically the coolest month in Zante. 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 Zante during January?

On average, there will be 15 rainy days during the month, amounting to 69.1mm in total. That's broadly comparable with the amount of rain we see in England during the summer months, and would be considered dry. There's a small chance that you'll catch a thunderstorm during your trip.

How warm is the sea in Zante during January?

The water around Zante is around 17℃ 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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Weather in Zante

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

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