Ras al Khaimah weather in January (Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates)

Planning a trip to Ras al Khaimah in January? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In Ras al Khaimah the weather in January is generally perfect, with high temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 22°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 17°C. On average, it is the month with the lowest temperatures of the year. However the temperature is still pleasant and it won't ever get really cold.

Ras al Khaimah in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 31 mm for the month. With this being the wettest month, keeping an umbrella on hand might save you from getting wet from a sudden shower. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 2 days of rain.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January, February, March, April, October, November and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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


Ras al Khaimah, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 17°C  
Max Temperature 22°C  
Chance of Rain 8%  
Precipitation 31 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 63% *  
* Data from: Khasab, Oman (50 KM, 31 Miles).

Where to go in United Arab Emirates in January

Find out more about the weather in United Arab Emirates 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Ras al Khaimah in January?

For visitors traveling to Ras al Khaimah, 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.

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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