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Jeddah Weather in January, Saudi Arabia

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  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    9 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    2 days

January, 2024

1 Avg 24º 75º
2 Avg 23º 73º
3 Avg 23º 73º
4 Avg 24º 75º
5 Avg 24º 75º
6 Avg 23º 73º
7 Avg 24º 75º
8 Avg 23º 73º
9 Avg 22º 72º
10 Avg 21º 70º
11 Avg 22º 72º
12 Avg 24º 75º
13 Avg 25º 77º
14 Avg 25º 77º
15 Avg 25º 77º
16 Avg 25º 77º
17 Avg 25º 77º
18 Avg 25º 77º
19 Avg 25º 77º
20 Avg 24º 75º
21 Avg 24º 75º
22 Avg 25º 77º
23 Avg 25º 77º
24 Avg 25º 77º
25 Avg 25º 77º
26 Avg 25º 77º
27 Avg 25º 77º
28 Avg 25º 77º
29 Avg 24º 75º
30 Avg 24º 75º
31 Avg 24º 75º
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Jeddah, the second largest city in Saudi Arabia located on the coast plains of the Red Sea, is a good holiday destination if you're after hot, dry weather and a diverse range of cultural delights and sights.

During the month of January, temperatures in Jeddah can reach a maximum of 28°C. Although after sunset the temperature drops down quickly - common in countries with an arid climate.  Daily low temperatures are around 18°C, average sunshine hours sit around the 9 hour mark and the average sea water temperature in Jeddah throughout January is 27°C.

In January, Jeddah plays host to the iconic Haia Jeddah festival, which sees 70 amusement parks and 360 shopping malls and centers providing a range of activities, including various water sports and hiking for action-seeking tourists.

Desert Safari is a Jeddah experience not to be missed; not only can you sit back and enjoy stunning views of the desert, sandboarding stop offs will offer thrill seekers some fun-packed action. Visitors can also drop in on a nearby camel farm and have an (uncomfortable!) ride. After all this fun and excitement, tuck into a delicious BBQ dinner - dining in the desert is a truly special and unforgettable experience, just watch out for scorpionsIt gets much cooler at night in the desert, so make sure you pack appropriate clothing.

For accommodation, Mercure Grand Golden Jeddah Hotel is an excellent option. Located in the commercial district, which is one of Jeddah's liveliest areas and just 25 minutes from the airport. Sailing and diving facilities are available near the hotel.

Le Méridien Jeddah offers world class service and facilities and is only a 15 minute drive from the airport. You can visit the Red Sea from the hotel at any time, plus Jeddah's central banks and shopping malls are within minutes.

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