Ibiza weather in January

January is probably not the best time to visit Ibiza if you plan on swimming and sunbathing at the beach, but it’s still fine to explore the island by car or on foot.

You can expect cool weather and around five hours of sunshine daily with occasional rain showers. January is the coldest month of the year.

How hot is it in Ibiza in January?
Daytime temperatures climb to an average high of 16°C (60°F) and low of 8°C (46°F).

How sunny is it in Ibiza in January?
There are normally five hours of bright sunshine each day in Ibiza in January – that's around 54% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in January?
Sunrise is around 8:10am with sunset around 5:55pm.

How warm is the sea around Ibiza in January?
The average sea temperature in Ibiza in January is 15°C (59°F).

Does it rain in Ibiza in January?
There are usually six days with some rain in Ibiza in January; the average monthly rainfall is 40mm (1.5in).

How windy is it in Ibiza in January?
January sees an average hourly wind speed of 20 kilometres per hour (11 knots; 13 mph).

What to do in Ibiza in January?
Although too chilly for sunbathing and swimming, January is a good time for sightseeing the atmospheric narrow lanes of Dalt Vila, the old walled medieval town in Ibiza, as well as exploring the countryside on foot, bicycle and by jeep.

Most nightclubs are closed in January.

Local holidays?
New Year's Day – 1st Jan. January is low season in Ibiza with competitive hotel prices.

Ibiza weather in January

Temperature icon High Temp: 16°C (60°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 8°C (46°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 5 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 10 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 20 km/h (11 knots; 13 mph)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 6 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 40mm (1.5in) per month
Low heat icon Comfort Level: No heat & humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Low
swimming icon Sea Temp: 15°C (59°F)
Ibiza Town, Balearic Islands, Spain

Best time to visit Ibiza

The best time to visit Ibiza for a beach holiday is from late-June to mid-September. July and August are the hottest months, with temperatures rarely falling below 29°C (84°F).

Ibiza enjoys a Mediterranean climate characterised by long, hot summers and short, mild winters.

The clubbing season on Ibiza lasts from June to September.

For more climate info: Ibiza weather overview

Ibiza weather by month

Source: Meteorological data for Ibiza is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by Agencia Estatal de Meteorología (AEMET) – Spain's meteorological agency – from the nearest weather station: Ibiza Airport (IBZ), located 7km (4mi) southwest of Ibiza Town.

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Ibiza weather in January: 12 June, 2024

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