Average Weather in January in Eilat Israel
Daily high temperatures are around 69°F, rarely falling below 62°F or exceeding 77°F. The lowest daily average high temperature is 69°F on January 15.
Daily low temperatures are around 50°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 57°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 50°F on January 17.
For reference, on August 1, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Eilat typically range from 81°F to 103°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 50°F to 69°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
Wellton, Arizona, United States (7,693 miles away); La Providencia, Mexico (7,853 miles); and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico (7,487 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Eilat (view comparison).
The month of January in Eilat experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 24% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is January 20, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 78% of the time.
For reference, on December 18, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 28%, while on September 1, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 99%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Eilat, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 4% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 5% on January 19, and its lowest chance is -0% on June 24.
Probability of Precipitation in January
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Eilat is essentially constant, remaining about 0.3 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 1.2 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 0.3 inches on January 16.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Eilat, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 29 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 58 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 48 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is January 1, with 10 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 31, with 10 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The latest sunrise of the month in Eilat is 6:36 AM on January 10 and the earliest sunrise is 6 minutes earlier at 6:30 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 4:52 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 25 minutes later at 5:17 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Eilat during 2018, 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 5:40 AM and sets 14 hours, 3 minutes later, at 7:43 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:30 AM and sets 10 hours, 15 minutes later, at 4:45 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Eilat is essentially constant during January, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on August 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 9% of the time, while on April 13, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
The average hourly wind speed in Eilat is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 7.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on June 18, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.8 miles per hour, while on December 21, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in January
Wind Direction in January
Eilat 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 Eilat is essentially constant during January, remaining within 1°F of 71°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in January
Temperatures in Eilat are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Eilat are increasing during January, increasing by 292°F, from 0°F to 293°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Eilat is gradually increasing during January, rising by 0.7 kWh, from 3.8 kWh to 4.5 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 Eilat are 29.558 deg latitude, 34.948 deg longitude, and 217 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Eilat contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,168 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 283 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,344 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,119 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Eilat is covered by bare soil (75%) and water (15%), within 10 miles by bare soil (83%) and water (16%), and within 50 miles by bare soil (90%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Eilat year round, 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Eilat.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Eilat 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 Eilat is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Eilat and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .