Average Weather in January in Ratba Morocco
Daily high temperatures are around 59°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 66°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 58°F on January 15.
Daily low temperatures are around 41°F, rarely falling below 34°F or exceeding 49°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 41°F on January 18.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ratba typically range from 68°F to 95°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 41°F to 58°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in January
Auburn, California, United States (5,922 miles away); San Antonio Heights, California, United States (5,996 miles); and Toodyay, Australia (9,099 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Ratba (view comparison).
The month of January in Ratba experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 44% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 57% of the time.
For reference, on December 8, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 47%, while on July 16, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 94%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Ratba, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 25% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 30% on November 25, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 1.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Ratba is decreasing, starting the month at 4.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 9.8 inches or falls below 0.3 inches, and ending the month at 3.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.6 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Ratba, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 37 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 13 seconds, and weekly increase of 8 minutes, 34 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 53 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 29 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Ratba is 8:27 AM on January 6 and the earliest sunrise is 9 minutes earlier at 8:18 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:19 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 28 minutes later at 6:48 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Ratba during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:06 AM and sets 14 hours, 30 minutes later, at 8:36 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:23 AM and sets 9 hours, 49 minutes later, at 6:12 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for January 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ratba is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 7% of the time, while on November 25, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Ratba is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 5.8 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.6 miles per hour, while on August 14, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 5.7 miles per hour on January 15.
Average Wind Speed in January
The wind direction in Ratba during January is predominantly out of the east from January 1 to January 13 and the west from January 13 to January 31.
Wind Direction in January
Ratba is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Ratba is essentially constant during January, remaining within 1°F of 61°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Ratba over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 12, with a 56% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Ratba are gradually increasing during January, increasing by 73°F, from 0°F to 73°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ratba is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.6 kWh, from 2.7 kWh to 3.3 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ratba are 34.778 deg latitude, -4.940 deg longitude, and 1,936 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ratba contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,348 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,475 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,590 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (8,009 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ratba is covered by cropland (57%), grassland (18%), trees (13%), and shrubs (12%), within 10 miles by cropland (54%) and grassland (19%), and within 50 miles by cropland (48%) and grassland (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ratba, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Ratba.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ratba according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Ratba is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ratba and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Fes-Saïss Airport (31%, 95 kilometers, south); Sania Ramel Airport (23%, 97 kilometers, north); Taza (26%, 106 kilometers, southeast); and Cherif Al Idrissi Airport (21%, 110 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .