Tripoli weather in January (Libya)

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

In January, Tripoli generally has moderate temperatures and moderate rainfall. January is a winter month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 18°C. But by evening, they drop to around 12°C. Typically, this month presents some of the milder temperatures of the year, yet it remains pleasantly warm.

Tripoli in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 60 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 9 days of rain.

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 170 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 Tripoli. March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

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

 

Tripoli, monthly averages in January

Min Temperature 12°C  
Max Temperature 18°C  
Chance of Rain 30%  
Precipitation 60 mm  
Rainy days 9 days  
Humidity 66%  
Sunshine 170 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Libya in January

Find out more about the weather in Libya 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 Tripoli in January?

For visitors traveling to Tripoli, 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
6/10
Cycling
6/10
Walking
6/10
Barbeque
6/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

Interested in more climate information?

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

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Libya? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Libya. 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.