Ramallah weather in January (Palestinian Territory)

Curious about the January weather in Ramallah? Wondering if it's a favorable time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In January, the weather in Ramallah generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 16°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 7°C. This period usually represents the year's more moderate temperatures, but it's far from being chilly.

Ramallah in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 91 mm (show in inches) for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 11 days of the month will see rainfall.

With around 193 hours of sunshine, the weather here is mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

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

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

 

Ramallah, monthly averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature 7°C  
Max Temperature 16.4°C  
Chance of Rain 36%  
Precipitation 91 mm  
Rainy days 11 days  
Humidity 61% *  
Windspeed 22 km/h *  
Sunshine 193 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Jerusalem, Israel (13 KM, 8 Miles).

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 should you wear in Ramallah in January?

​ For visitors traveling to Ramallah, 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. ​ ​

What To Do

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

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
4/10
Outdoor sports
9/10

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Ramallah.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Palestinian Territory? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Palestinian Territory. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.