What's the weather like in Corfu in January?
Corfu sits off the west coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea, and has a Mediterranean climate with long, hot summers and short, mild winters. Although temperatures are still quite pleasant in January, the island can be quite wet at this time, and there’s only three hours of sunshine each day. Book your holidays to Corfu in January if you don’t mind the weather not being right for relaxing on the beach, and you’ll need to bring a waterproof jacket with you too.
The average temperature in Corfu at this time of year is 10ºC, peaking at 14ºC in the hottest part of the day. Temperatures cool to 5ºC at night, so you’ll need to bring a warm coat and plenty of layers for evenings out. Although January’s a bit drier than December, you’ll still see plenty of rain at this time, with 100mm expected over 12 wet days. If you want to swim in the Mediterranean Sea, the water measures a cool 15ºC in January.