Mellieħa weather in January (Malta, Malta)

What can you expect from the weather in Mellieħa during January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In January, the weather in Mellieħa typically experiences moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a winter month. Daytime temperatures hover around 16°C (show in °F), while nights can cool down to about 13°C.

Mellieħa in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 62 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 13 days of rain are anticipated.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 167 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Mellieħa. April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the best weather. While January, February and March tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Mellieħa, monthly averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 13.4°C  
Max Temperature 16.3°C  
Water Temperature 15°C *  
Chance of Rain 42%  
Precipitation 62 mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 79% *  
Windspeed 18 km/h *  
Sunshine 167 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 55% *  
* Data from: Valletta, Malta (15 KM, 9 Miles).

Where to go in Malta in January

Find out more about the weather in Malta 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 should you wear in Mellieħa in January?

​ For visitors traveling to Mellieħa, 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. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. ​ With a water temperature of around 15°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?

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