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Ballycotton weather in January (County Cork, Ireland)

Planning a trip to Ballycotton in January? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Ballycotton generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 10°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 6°C.

Ballycotton in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 108 mm for the month. Typically around 20 days of rainfall is expected.

The area sees fewer sunny days, with a projection of about 57 hours of sunshine. This reduced sunlight makes it ideal for those who prefer cooler, overcast conditions over bright sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Ballycotton. July and August generally stand out with the best circumstances. While January, February, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Ballycotton, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 10°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 67%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 108 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 20 days  
HumidityHumidity 83% *  
SunshineSunshine 57 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 22% *  
* Data from: Cork, Ireland (33 KM, 20 Miles).

Where to go in Ireland in January

Find out more about the weather in Ireland and which places have the best travel 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 this month?

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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

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