Bethlehem weather in January (Palestinian Territory)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Bethlehem in January lies at 11.7°C (53.06°F). On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. The average minimum temperature is 6.5°C (43.7°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is high with an average of 138mm (5.4 inchec). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 12 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 193 hours of sunshine during the entire month.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Bethlehem should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.


Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 6 °C
Max Temperature 11 °C
Chance of Rain 40%
Precipitation 138mm
Rainy Days 12
Sunshine Hours 193
* Climate data from: Jerusalem, Israel (6 KM, 4 Miles).

Where to stay in Bethlehem

Where to go in Palestinian Territory in January

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

Weather Forecasts for Bethlehem

Tue   Feb 07
6°C | 2°C
W 36 km/h
23 mm
overcast and rain

overcast and rain

Wed   Feb 08
6°C | 2°C
W 29 km/h
4.2 mm
half cloudy and showers

half cloudy and showers

Thu   Feb 09
7°C | 2°C
W 11 km/h
1.4 mm
broken clouds and showers

broken clouds and showers

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