What's the weather like in Benalmadena in January?
As part of southern Spain’s Costa del Sol, Benalmadena has a Mediterranean climate bringing long, hot summers and short, mild winters to the town. January is the coldest month of the year, but temperatures are still mild. You can expect plenty of clear, sunny days at this time of year, perfect if you want to escape the chill of the UK’s winter. The amount of rain expected in January is less than December, which is the wettest month, but showers are still quite common so you should pack a waterproof jacket if you plan to visit this month.
In January, the average temperature in Benalmadena is 11ºC, although it gets as warm as 16ºC in the hottest part of the day. While you can still enjoy seven hours of sunshine a day at this time of year, you’ll need to bring some warmer things for the evenings as temperatures drop to an average low of 4ºC at night. Very few days in January experience wet weather, with around 50mm of rain forecast over the course of the month. You’ll need to be brave if you want to take a dip in the Mediterranean Sea, which is at its coolest measuring 16ºC.