What's the weather like in Torremolinos in January
January is the coldest month of the year in Torremolinos, a popular vacation destination on Spain's Costa del Sol, located just west of Malaga. However, the weather remains mild and pleasant throughout the whole winter, and mostly dry in January, which is why this makes for a wonderful getaway all-year round, a great place to escape the less than enjoyable winters in the United Kingdom.
The average daily temperature in Torremolinos this month is 11°C, which is the annual minimum temperature. Both December and February are two degrees warmer on average. Nights tend to be rather chilly, with average low temperatures around 7°C. The afternoons, on the other hand, are comfortable, with average high temperatures of 15°C. These two numbers are the lowest of the yearhey don't vary at all throughout this month.
Average Sea Temperature
January is characterised by slowly but steadily increasing day length. January 1 is the shortest day of the month with 9.42 daylight hours; January 31 is the longest day with 10.20 hours of daylight.
Cloud cover this time of year averages 42% and doesn't vary whatsoever in the course of the month. In fact, cloud cover stays around this percentage, the annual high, from November to April. It is not because cloud cover is at its annual maximum that it is particularly cloudy, though.
Average Sunshine Hours
This is a sunny region all-year roundhere's a reason it is called the Costa del Sol. Even in January, in the heart of winter, you can still enjoy 7 hours of sunshine per day on average. This number is also recorded in the other winter months of December and February.
January, together with March, is the third wettest month of the year in Torremolinos. Only November and December are wetter. The total amount of rainfall this month is 61mm, which spread out over 9 days with precipitation. These numbers, although they are among the highest of the entire year in this region, are nothing compared with the wet weather that places in Western and Northern Europe experience this time of year.
Although you might see some precipitation during your stay in January, it is nothing to worry about. The chance that precipitation occurs on any given day is 29%, which is basically the highest chance of rainfall you'll ever experience in this resortt's quite low. If rainfall does occur, it will most likely be in the form of moderate rain, which is recorded on 42% of the days with rainfall. Light rain, thunderstorms and drizzle may occur as well, but are less likely, respectively seen on 21%, 18% and 12% of the rainy days.
Are you planning a trip to Torremolinos soon? You might want to consult our detailed weather forecast on this page.
Torremolinos Hotels in January
Hotel La Luna Blanca is a unique boutique hotel that prides itself for being the only Japanese resort in Spain. The fusion of Spanish with Japanese culture and hospitality create a unique experience for all of La Luna Blanca's visitors. With only 9 rooms, this boutique focuses on creating incredible experiences rather than on catering to scores of tourists.
Riu Nautilus is an adult-only Riu hotel that specifically caters to romantic couples visiting Torremolinos. The hotel offers various entertainment and leisure options. The rooms all boast a beautiful view over Torremolinos' promenade and the on-site bar and restaurant guarantee decent dining and drinking.
Bars and Restaurants
Upscale yet family friendly, La Piazzetta Ristorante Italiano is a popular Italian restaurant in the heart of Torremolinos and situated fairly close to the promenade. The restaurant caters mostly to locals and is something of a hidden gem. The food is wonderfully authentic with down to earth prices to match. If you're in the mood for a delicious pizza, a stomach-filling pasta dish, or some mouthwatering deserts, this is the place to go.
The La Vina de Ale is one of the two best wine bars in the whole of Torremolinos. Famous for stocking rare imported and local wines, La Vina de Ale is a popular hotspot for lovers of quality wine, accompanied by tasty snacks. This is not the most inexpensive bar in Torremolinos but it is one of very few where tourists can sample the best of the best when it comes to Spanish white and red wines. This is a great place to add a classy touch to your January vacation in Torremolinos.
Things to do in Torremolinos in January
Unique and imposing, the Parque La Bateria (Battery Park) is an old military fortress turned into an impressive botanic garden. This living part of Torremolinos' history is now a hospitable garden, but one in which tourists can see old cannons and vintage artillery guns side by side with flowerpots and strewn across beautiful walkways inside the park. On a sunny January afternoonou can be sure to experience many of thosehis park is a wonderful place to go for revitalising walks.
The Pablo Ruiz Picasso Cultural Centre is a unique museum that celebrates the genius of Pablo Picasso who was born here in Torremolinos, a fact the town is allowed to be more than proud of. The museum houses numerous exhibitions and tours that explain who Picasso was and what made him so special. This is a very new and modern centre that offers great value for money as it frequently houses more cultural events that are all accessible with just one ticket. If, on the rare occasion that it rains too much to do something outside, you find yourself in the need of an indoor activity, this is one of the first attractions you should consider visiting. This truly is a unique museum place that everyone who loves art will like.