Liverpool Weather January Averages, United Kingdom
What's the Weather Like in Liverpool in January
January is known as the coldest month of the year for the city of Liverpool. However, it can be a good time to visit if you don't mind the cold as the crowds are few and far between and there is a good chance that you can find some good deals on hotels and flights. Additionally, unlike other northern cities, many restaurants and sites stay open year round so you do not have to worry about missing out if you visit during the winter months.
Overall, the average daily temperature is just slightly lower than the next coldest month of February. This time of the year, the average daily temperature is just 5°C (41°F). Overnight temperatures hover just above the freezing mark with lows falling to an average of 4°C (39°F). Average afternoon highs are not much warmer with temperatures only reaching 7°C (45°F). When combined with a 60 percent chance of wind, there is a good chance that the wind chill, or what it actually feels like to your body, will be much cooler.
With such cold temperatures, there is the possibility of snow falling during the month. Overall, the month will receive an average of 64mm of precipitation. This precipitation will generally fall over a period of 11 days. Before heading out on a holiday at this time of the year, it is important to pay attention to an extended forecast to see if you will be dealing with rain or snow while in the region.
This is also not the time of the year to head to the beach. On average, the region will only receive 3 hours of sunshine per day. Additionally, water temperatures are a very cold 9°C (48°F). While some beaches are open during this time of the year, it might be better to wait a few months if you are a big beach bum.
Hotels in Liverpool in January
The Hampton by Hilton
The Hampton by Hilton is the perfect choice for those who are looking for all the amenities of home without having to break the bank to get them. Great for families traveling for pleasure or those on business, the hotel features a gym, bar, complementary breakfast, and much more. From here, you will be able to walk to all that Liverpool has to offer.
Located in a building that dates back to 1906, The Richmond is an icon in the city and perfect for a January holiday. The hotel offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in the on-site restaurant as well as expertly made drinks in the hotel bar. The hotel features 152 individual rooms or they can be combined to form two-bedroom apartments. Each room features luxury linens, private baths, air conditioning and free WiFi.
Jurys Inn Liverpool
Located right on the waterfront, the Jurys Inn Liverpool is the perfect choice for families or those travelling by themselves or as a couple. The hotel features a total of 310 rooms containing soft beds, flat screen televisions, private baths and more. This is also a great choice for those who are looking to stay on a budget, but still enjoy the amenities of a more luxurious hotel.
Quest Liverpool City Centre
Located on Church Street, a short walk away from Liverpool Central Station, Quest Aparthotel offers the luxuries feeling of a hotel service within the space of an apartment, Quest has a total of 100 apartment rooms, from studios, to one or two bed apartment hotels. Quest facilities offer secure parking, gymnasium, lining service, onsite pantry and more.
Bars and Restaurants
If you are a meat lover, then you cannot go wrong with Grilla. This bar and grill focuses on a Mediterranean fare by specialising in all types of meat on skewers. The house favourites include lamb and pork. However, there are choices for vegetarians as well. Be sure to make reservations early in order to make sure you get a table when you would like.
Serving some of the finest Indian cuisine in town is Remora. Perfect for a night out with friends or a quiet evening with family, this restaurant is sure to please everyone's pallet. The menu includes a wide array of choices that use fresh ingredients and are always made to order.
Ye Hole in Ye Wall
If you are looking for an authentic English pub, look no further than Ye Hole in Ye Wall. Dating all the way back to 1726, this pub is known as the oldest in Liverpool. Be sure to stop in for traditional cask ale and a large selection of traditional pub food. Additionally, there are generally plenty of sports on the televisions and live music most nights of the week.
Things to do in Liverpool in January
Liverpool Central Library
Most people wouldn't consider visiting a library while on vacation, but an exception should be made for the Liverpool Central Library. Visitors will get a chance to escape the cold of January by exploring one of the prettiest libraries in the world and discovering a collection of rare books. There are also rare archives dating from the 13th century to read and explore.
The Museum of Liverpool
The Museum of Liverpool is one of the newest museums in the city having opened in 2011. The museum offers a special area for children that is full of fun activities. Other must see items include a model of the Empire State Building, Lion Locomotive and more. Best of all, the museum charges no admission or price for the activities.