Avg weather in January
9 Hrs per day
55 mm per month
72 % avg
13 Mph avg

Petra Weather in January

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What’s the weather like in Petra in January?

January is one of the coldest months of the year in Petra. However, the village still offers plenty for you to enjoy including upbeat nightlife, Blue Flag beaches and historical sites such as the Panagia Glykofilousa.

Geographical influences

Petra is a great holiday destination on the north coast of Lesbos, a popular Greek island on the northern Aegean Sea. Petra weather in January is usually quite cold compared to the rest of the year but temperatures can often get quite mild at peak times of the day. Petra is popular for its idyllic setting, turquoise bay and beautiful architecture.


Since it’s the coldest month of the year, you won’t see temperatures much higher than 9°C in January. Winds can also get quite strong in winter, often reaching up to 13 mph. However, Petra weather in January isn’t as wet as you might expect. There is 55mm of rainfall spread over 12 days of the month, which means you could arrive in Petra in January and skip the rain altogether if you’re lucky.

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