La Rochelle Weather January Averages, France

    • Temperature Temperature 6°C 43°F
    • High Temperature High Temperature 8°C 46°F
    • Low Temperature Low Temperature 4°C 39°F
    • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 2 hours
    • Rainfall Rainfall 80 mm
    • Rainfall Days Rainfall Days 12 days
    • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 12°C 54°F

    La Rochelle Weather for January 2022

    La Rochelle makes up the Western coastal area of France and is exceptionally popular for its nice warm weather throughout the year. The sun shines almost for 2,250 hours in the whole year which is an excellent average.

    These ideal weather conditions can be attributed to La Rochelle's proximity to the Gulf Stream waters, as the seaport of La Rochelle is a part of Atlantic Ocean. Hence, this oceanic climate makes this port the sunniest area of the Atlantic zone.

    The winters are mild with a lot of rain and high level of precipitation, whereas summer brings a lot of breeze and high temperatures. The strongest winds are felt during the afternoon, so make sure you have a warm jacket or coat packed to stay comfortable.

    For tourists, the summer may be the ideal for enjoying the hot weather, but the mild Mediterranean winters can be equally enjoyable as well. In both summer and winter, La Rochelle remains a magnet for tourists for its warm climate.

    January is the peak of winter in La Rochelle. The average daily temperature for this month is 5°C (42° F) which can go as high as 8°C (47° F) and as low as 3°C (38° F).

    The average temperature of sea during January is 12 °C (53.6 °F).

    The average rainfall for this month comes over 17 days, with precipitation as high as 82 mm.

    The average hours of sunshine in January are 5 hours every day.

    La Rochelle is most famous for sailing, yachting and boating due to its warm waters. Boating trips from the harbor to inland are the most popular activity throughout the year.

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