Bethlehem weather in January (Palestinian Territory)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Bethlehem in January lies at 15.1°C (59.18°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 6.2°C (43.16°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 77mm (3.0 inches). This makes it the wettest month of the year. There are generally around 10 rainy days. The sun also shows itself regularly this month with 193 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Bethlehem, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 43 °F  
Max Temperature 59 °F  
Chance of Rain 36%  
Precipitation 3 in  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 61% *  
Sunshine 193 hrs *  
* 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.

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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? At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

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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