Santa Maria weather in January (Azores, Portugal)

You can expect very pleasant temperatures during the day in January. The average maximum daytime temperature in Santa Maria in January lies at 19.2°C (66.56°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 18.0°C (64.4°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is high with an average of 122mm (4.8 inchec). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 17 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 123 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Santa Maria, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 18 °C  
Max Temperature 19 °C  
Chance of Rain 59%  
Precipitation 122mm  
Rainy days 18 days  
Humidity 79% *  
Sunshine 123 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 30% *  

Where to stay in Santa Maria

Where to go in Portugal in January

Find out more about the weather in Portugal 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 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Santa Maria should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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