Sharjah weather in January (Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates)

Curious about the January weather in Sharjah? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In Sharjah the weather in January is generally perfect, characterized by high temperatures and low rainfall. January is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 24°C, while night temperatures can drop to 17°C. While this month tends to be on the cooler side compared to others, the days remain pleasantly warm.

Sharjah in January usually receives low rainfall, averaging around 21 mm for the month. It is the wettest month of the year, so an umbrella might come in handy. Typically around 2 days of rainfall is expected.

With around 246 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

So this is a great month to visit if you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, May, June, July, August and September tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Sharjah, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 17°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 24°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 5%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 21 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 2 days  
HumidityHumidity 69%  
SunshineSunshine 246 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

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 Sharjah in January?

For visitors traveling to Sharjah, 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.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Barbeque
9/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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