Salou Weather January Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in Salou
Daytime average temperatures reach a high of 13°C (57°F) but only fall to 4°C (39°F) at night with an average temperature of 9°C (48°F) making it a very comfortable time to visit.
Although January is considered Salou's coldest month, it is rare for the temperature to drop below zero. The highest recorded temperature in January (1998) has been about 20°C (69°F), with the lowest recorded temperature (2011) at 0°C (32°F). The weather stays rather balanced throughout the month; early January starts in the low teens but reaches into high teens by mid-month. This pattern reverses itself by the end of the month with a few 20°C highs sprinkled in. The weather for January is very consistent; a cloudy or rainy day is expected once or twice a week, but overwhelmingly the month is marked by sunny days. The coldest and warmest temperatures stay between 12°C and 13°C (55°F-57°F) making the high and low points of the month unnoticeable.
You can expect five pleasant hours of sunshine and an average of only 8 rainy days for the month. The average monthly amount of precipitation in January has been recorded at around 23 mm.
The sea temperature drops to 13°C which is still warm enough for the adventurers who want to enjoy surfing, snorkeling and jet skiing, as well as those who just want to feel the cool spray as they walk the beach, so pack your wetsuit and enjoy the waves.
Humidity stays relatively mild in the 60s for most of the month, but can reach as low as the 40s and as high as the high 80s. The daily average for January is around 68%, making it quite pleasant.
Wind speeds vary from 1-12 mph throughout the month. The average daily wind speed in January has been around 11 km/h (about 7 mph, or 6 knots) but in recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 65 km/h (around 40 mph, or 35 knots).
Salou Hotels for January
Hotel Casablanca Playa
If you're looking for something affordable, try the Hotel Casablanca Playa. It's been said this hotel is undoubtedly the best stay in Salou. Salou has lots of things for you and this hotel is right in the center of the town. Casablanca Playa is placed in front of the 'Platja de Ponent', which is known for being one of the quietest beaches. With a lounge café, restaurant, and kids' area, there's something for the whole family at Hotel Casablanca Playa.
H10 Mediterranean Village
For a top-notch visit, stay at H10 Mediterranean Village where you can enjoy a magnificent view of Costa Daurada and be near the beach, as well. Spacious and recently refurbished rooms await you at the H10 Mediterranean Village. You'll have the option of a regular room with a wide terrace, TV, and a cool box or an apartment with a fully-equipped kitchen. If you're not planning to cook on your holiday, a wide range of cuisine is available for you at the hotel restaurant. The kids won't be bored with a full entertainment programme and a kid's zone with a pirate ship and water attractions. Families and couples who stayed here rated the hotel excellent and proved you will definitely get what you pay for here.
Bars and Restaurants
Al Tagilo Salou
If you're watching your budget but don't want to sacrifice quality, try the best pizza in Salou at Al Taglio Salou. Situated in old town, this restaurant offers a wide range of food including amazing desert. If pizza's not your food of choice, try their pasta and vegan options. With great outdoor seating, you can dine from breakfast to late night.
House of Illusions
For a real experience with your meal, you must go to the House of Illusions Dinner theater. This amazing mystery theater earned the Certificate of Excellence in 2014. You and your family will be entertained by close-up magicians during a pre-theatre parlor show. Comedians follow, amusing you with a variety show filled with audience involvement. The second half of the show takes you on a journey of manipulation, live mind reading and amazing slide of hand tricks. The night ends with stunning illusion tricks making the impossible possible. Enjoy this all in a beautifully decorated candlelit theatre while sipping wine and dining in style. Dinner and all inclusive drinks are included in ticket price.
Things to do in Salou in January
Avenida Jaume I
There's something for everyone on Avenida Jaume I. Beautiful ornate buildings neighbour souvenir shops. Hungry travelers can fill up on something quick from McDonald's or sit down at a steakhouse. The Jaume I monument towers over Salou's main promenade, celebrating the date of 5 September 1229 when King Jaume I commanded a Catalan fleet to conquer Majorca. Opposite the attractions, a tree-lined beach follows the road. This side of the Jaume features the Ornamental Fountains which run the entire length of the promenade. There are three main fountains to enjoy; the Cybernetic Fountains dance to music at selected show times and feature lights, the Labyrinth has water jets and sprays for the whole family to enjoy and the Luminous Fountain plays over 210 combinations of water and lights choreography.
The Paseo Maritimo
If you're ready to enjoy a beautiful walk on the pier, head to The Paseo Maritimo. This attraction runs parallel with the Avenida Juame and the beach and a visit here is the perfect way to end your day. The Paeso is lined with fountains and leads to the harbor. Although walkers may have to share their stroll with cyclists and rollerbladers, the view makes it well worth it. This is a must-see when you're in Salou no matter what time of year.
Tablao Flamenco El Embrujo
Tablao Flamenco El Embrujo is an exhilarating experience for the family. Enjoy stunning flamenco dancers in a beautiful venue. With fabulous costumes and intricately decorated surroundings, you will transport in time and really get a feel for the vibrant culture Salou has to offer.
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