Derna weather in January (Libya)

What can you expect from the weather in Derna during January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Derna typically experiences moderate temperatures and low rainfall. January is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 17°C, while night temperatures can drop to 8°C. On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. However the temperature is still pleasant and it won't ever get really cold.

Derna in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 25 mm for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. Typically around 11 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 152 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Derna. February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Derna climate page with graphs.


Derna, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 8°C  
Max Temperature 17°C  
Water Temperature 17°C  
Chance of Rain 38%  
Precipitation 25 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 75%  
Windspeed 18 km/h  
Sunshine 152 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Libya in January

Find out more about the weather in Libya in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Derna in January?

For visitors traveling to Derna, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. With a water temperature of around 17°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Derna.

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