What’s the weather like in Kos in January?
Winter weather is ideal for a holiday focused on sightseeing and exploring. The Kos weather in January is cool and comfortable during the day with colder temperatures at night.
The weather in Kos is influenced by its location in the Aegean Sea. It’s one of the Dodecanese Islands in Greece and isn’t far from the coast of Turkey. Kos has a Mediterranean climate with warm weather in summer and cool, wet winters. Although it’s not as wet as December, January still has a good amount of rainfall and heavy downpours are quite common throughout the month. On rainy days, you can pass the time at the museum or with some shopping in one of the island’s busy towns.
January falls within the winter season, so you need to pack for a cool and wet climate. The average temperature is around 11°C that rises to 15°C from 12pm to 3pm, which is the hottest part of the day. Temperatures drop at night to lows of 9°C. Kos enjoys nine hours of sunlight a day with 83mm of rain over 12 of the days. There’s a 64% chance of a cloudy day and winds can reach speeds of up to 13mph.