Lloret de Mar Weather January Averages, Spain
What's the Weather like in Lloret De Mar in January
Situated on Spain's Costa Brava, Lloret de Mar enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with wonderfully hot summers and pleasantly mild winters. January is one of the coldest months of the year. You can expect to see crisp daytime temperatures around 13°C, which drop to a chilly 2°C after dark, so make sure to bring a warm jacket. The overall average day temperature in January is 8°C, which is the annual minimum average temperature. December and February are equally as chilly and there are no increases or decreases in temperature in the course of January. January 4th is the coldest day of the year. The sea temperature in January averages 14°C. The Mediterranean Sea is only colder in February, when the water temperature drops one degree to 13°C.
The length of the days in January slowly increases throughout the month. January 1st is the shortest day of the month with 9.11 hours of daylight. The longest day of the month is January 31st with 9.59 daylight hours. This is a total increase of 48 minutes, meaning that every day in January is 1.5 minutes longer than the day before.
Most of a typical January day is still pretty sunny though. On average there are 7 hours of sunshine per day and 2 to 3 hours of cloud cover. Those 7 sunny hours are actually the minimum average amount of sunshine in the whole year. Starting in February this average will rise by one hour per month until it reaches its annual maximum of 13 in July.
There isn't a great deal of variation in cloud cover in the course of the month. January 1 is generally the clearest day with 37% of cloud cover. January 31st is the cloudiest day of the month with 39% of cloud cover.
January receives a total amount of 61mm of rainfall. This is almost exactly the annual average. In comparison, the driest month of the year is July with 38mm of rainfall and the wettest month is May with 87mm. There are 9 days with precipitation in January, a number that is also noticed in five other months. The likelihood of experiencing rain doesn't vary at all in the course of the month. From January 1st until January 10th the chance of rainfall is 25%. By January 31st that percentage has risen only a tiny bit, to 27%. Historically, January 10th has the least chance of rainfall in the entire year. There are three common types of rainfall in January. Moderate rain is most common and is observed on 38% of the days with rainfall. Drizzle is second, occurring on 28% of the rainy days. Light rain is the third-most common and happens on 15% of all days with precipitation.
Lloret De Mar Hotels in January
Hotel Moremar is a popular option among families and couples as it is located away from the nightclubs and street noise, but still right at the beach. This hotel has a central courtyard with a pool and terrace bar, where all the hotel's events, theme nights, games and water competitions take place. January may not be the best time for water-related activities though, but there are many other things to do. Additional amenities are a large TV room, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant.
The three-star Hotel Samba is located only a few metres from the beach and a short distance from central Lloret de Mar and the discos, restaurants and shops. It is set on a hill and boasts great views of the sea and the resort's centre. There are 441 rooms, all equipped with Wi-Fi, a balcony, satellite TV and air-conditioning. The hotel offers an all-inclusive option. Amenities are a car rental service, gym, outdoor swimming pool, a games room, pub, meeting rooms and year round entertainment.
Bars and Restaurants
Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Freu Restaurant during your stay. This fabulous restaurant offers an extensive Mediterranean menu, which is a little pricey, but the quality of the food makes it worth it, if you're looking to splash out for just one night. Dishes on the menu include gazpacho, prawn cocktails, lobster, oysters, fish, beef dishes, duck and so on. This classy restaurant's interior consists of stone, rusty iron, wood and crystal. It was designed by an award-winning architect and it absolutely is one of the better places to eat in the resort.
For tapas, Spain's signature food, you could go to the excellent Restaurante Bagua. This is a tapas restaurant and a lounge with an extensive menu consisting of all classic tapas dishes. Examples of what you can find on the menu are salads, hams and cheeses, gazpacho, Carpaccio, fish, shrimp, fried squid, duck, steaks and chicken. In the lounge you can relax with a cocktail or another beverage.
Things to do in Lloret De Mar in January
If you're looking for a day out suitable for the whole family, spend a day at Gnomo Park, situated just outside Lloret de Mar. This family-friendly theme park is set in a world of gnomes and is packed with attractions and activities for everyone to enjoy. There are adventure tours, arcade games, indoor playgrounds, a ball pool, crafts workshops, screenings of children's movies and an adventure golf court .There are also several restaurants and cafés scattered across the park, which are perfect for grabbing a bite to eat. This park is strongly recommended if you're traveling with children up to 12 years old!
The Museum of the Sea, also known as the Maritime Museum, is located right in the heart of the old town. The building, once owned by the wealthy Garriga family, dates back to the so-called indianos, people who left for Cuba and the West Indies and returned after they had made their fortune. It's one of only a few remaining buildings from that time in Lloret de Mar. The museum has five separate permanent exhibitions: Children of the Sea, Mare Nostrum, Sailing the World, Lloret after the Tall Ships, and Beyond the Beach. It's a wonderful place to visit on a chilly January day.