Cala dOr Weather January Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Cala d'Or in January
Cala d'Or lies on the east coast of Majorca, one of the Balearic Islands in Spain. It is a popular tourist destination due to its lively town centre and numerous small white sandy beaches. It is an ideal spot for either families or couples and short flight times from the UK and great weather mean there are always a large number of British and Irish visitors.
January is Cala d'Or's coldest month of the year, although temperatures rarely drop any lower than 9 degrees Celsius. High temperatures of up to 14°C are not unusual during January, making it a lot milder than UK temperatures. At night, the mercury doesn't drop below an average low of 4°C. Frost is very unlikely. Both these high and low temperatures remain essentially constant throughout the month. The overall average temperature is 9°C, which, although it is much warmer than other European destinations this time of year, makes it the coldest month of the year in this particular resort. Both December and February, the two other winter months, are one degree warmer.
Average Sea Temperature
The sea temperature is also relatively warm, averaging 15°C, but not comfortable enough for swimming.
There is usually about 52mm of rainfall in Cala d'Or during January, which is about average for the region. Fortunately, this rainfall is unlikely to cause any travel problems, and eases as the month edges towards February and towards the drier summer season. There are 15 days with rainfall, which is the highest number of rainy days of any month in the yearecember records the same number. January is the fourth wettest month in the resort, after the three previous months. The chance that rainfall occurs ranges around 35% throughout the entire month. One type of precipitation is most common this month; moderate rain is observed on 50% of the days with rainfall. Drizzle, light rain and thunderstorms may be experienced as well, respectively on 22%, 13% and 10% of the rainy days.
Average Sunshine Hours
When it comes to sunshine, January is one of the least sunny months in the year. Together with November and December, it receives 5 hours of sunshine per day on average, which relatively speaking is still quite a lot.
The main reasons for this low number of sunshine hours are the short days this time of year and the high percentage of cloud cover. Cloud cover averages 44% in January, which is almost the annual maximum percentagehe actual maximum is recorded in February.
You can check the weather forecast for Cala d'Or here.
Cala d'Or Hotel in January
Club Martha's Resort
There is perfect accommodation for everyone at Club Martha's Resort, an accommodation complex that incorporates self-catering apartments and a 2-star, 3-star and 4-star hotel. All properties are family-friendly, with pools, kids' clubs and evening entertainment for the children. This beachfront resort is a perfect choice for a relaxing vacationheir all-inclusive option makes any vacation stress- and worry-free.
Bars and Restaurants
Don Ron Heroes Bar
After a day of activities, head back to the Cala d'Or town centre for a lively evening at Don Ron Heroes Bar. Serving up all the favourite beers, ciders and wines, this pub-style venue also incorporates cocktails and sangrias into its drinks menu. Be sure to pick up a loyalty card for some great discounts and offers
Things to do in Cala d'Or in January
Cuevas del Drach
The cooler January temperatures mean that many visitors will be looking for some indoor activities. One of the most visited indoor attractions on the whole island is the Cuevas del Drach, located just 18 miles up the coast in neighbouring Porto Cristo. These caves house one of the world's largest subterranean lakes and are open to visitors all year round, except on Christmas and New Year's Day. The caves, dotted with stalactites and stalagmites, are about 25 metres deep and 1,200 metres long, while the lake measures 170 metres long and between 4 and 12 metres deep. Entry costs just 14.50 euros per person and there is a gift shop onsite for picking up some souvenirs. A visit with a guide lasts approximately one hour and includes a boat trip across Lake Martel as well as a live 10-minute classic music concert performed by a string quartethis concert on the shore of Lake Martel has been taken place since 1935.