Average Weather in January in Doña Mencía Spain
Daily high temperatures are around 54°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 62°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 53°F on January 8.
Daily low temperatures are around 32°F, rarely falling below 23°F or exceeding 43°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 32°F on January 15.
For reference, on July 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Doña Mencía typically range from 61°F to 94°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 32°F to 53°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
The month of January in Doña Mencía experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 45% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 25, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on December 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 48%, while on July 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 93%.
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 Doña Mencía, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 19% and ending it at 17%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 22% on October 31, and its lowest chance is 1% on August 4.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Doña Mencía is decreasing, starting the month at 2.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 6.2 inches or falls below 0.1 inches, and ending the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.4 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Doña Mencía, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 41 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 22 seconds, and weekly increase of 9 minutes, 33 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 9 hours, 38 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 19 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Doña Mencía is 8:32 AM on January 6 and the earliest sunrise is 11 minutes earlier at 8:21 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 6:10 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 30 minutes later at 6:40 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Doña Mencía during 2021, but it neither starts nor ends during January, so the entire month is in standard time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:56 AM and sets 14 hours, 46 minutes later, at 9:42 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:28 AM and sets 9 hours, 34 minutes later, at 6:02 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 Doña Mencía is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 10, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on November 12, 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 Doña Mencía is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 7.0 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 7, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.6 miles per hour, while on September 13, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
The hourly average wind direction in Doña Mencía throughout January is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 35% on January 2.
Wind Direction in January
The growing season in Doña Mencía typically lasts for 7.7 months (236 days), from around March 28 to around November 19, rarely starting before February 26 or after April 23, and rarely ending before October 28 or after December 9.
The month of January in Doña Mencía is reliably fully outside of the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Doña Mencía are essentially constant during January, remaining within 12°F of 12°F throughout.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Doña Mencía is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 2.4 kWh to 3.1 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 Doña Mencía are 37.553 deg latitude, -4.356 deg longitude, and 1,959 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Doña Mencía contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,270 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,134 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (3,770 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,818 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Doña Mencía is covered by cropland (87%) and trees (11%), within 10 miles by cropland (81%), and within 50 miles by cropland (76%) and trees (15%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Doña Mencía, 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Doña Mencía.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Doña Mencía 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 Doña Mencía is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Doña Mencía and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Córdoba Airport (37%, 54 kilometers, northwest); Federico García Lorca Airport (44%, 65 kilometers, southeast); and Málaga Airport (19%, 99 kilometers, south).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .