Where is it hot in January?

Where is it best to go on holiday in January?

Give a head start to your new year resolutions to travel more by actually opening the year with an adventurous trip! If you have always dreamt about exploring Asia, then use a chance to go there in January when it's the driest season. It's also a period of lots of world-famous sport events and carnivals in the Southern Hemisphere - like preparation for the Brazilian carnival or the Australian Open tournament. There's always an excuse for travelling!

Male, The Maldives

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Are you looking for a stunning place to relax during winter time? The tropical nation of Maldives is made up of more than 1000 beautiful coral islands. Male has a busy fish market, shops on the main road and a Friday Mosque made of carved white coral.

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Flight time from the UK: 12.5 hours

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Weather-wise, Dubai really has just two seasons: hot and very hot. The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March when the average tempreture is +24C and the sea is around +22C. Enjoy the blue skies and soft beach weather.

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Flight time from the UK: 7hours

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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January in Kuala Lumpur will please you with a mild, welcoming weather with some refreshing rains. The average daytime temperature is 27ยฐC this month, the touristic season isn't at its pick so enjoy the sunshine and feel the vibes of Chinese New year celebration!

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Flight time from the UK: 13hours

Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Siem Reap, a popular resort town and a gateway in Cambodia, is best to visit in winter months like January or February to catch the dry and hot days with average temperature of +25ะก and calm winds. Also, winter is the best time to visit the fantastic Angkor Wat.

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Flight time from the UK: 15hours

Manila, the Philippines

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If you want to see the most of the Philippines and have the full access to all the remote areas, plan your visit there around January when the weather is relatively cool and dry (average high temperature +30C). Whilst in Manila, separate some time to discover the islands around.

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Flight time from the UK: 13.5hours

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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The capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo has a fantastic beachside area on the south. In Januray that place can become a perfect escape to unwind, chill out and enjoy a beautiful evening sunset, with the weather being dry and nicely hot.

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Flight time from the UK: 11hours

Havana, Cuba

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If you want to visit Cuba, winter months will be the best option. In January, you can expect lots of sunny dry days and astonishing blue skies. With streets not that full with tourists, you'll have a great time exploring the unique spirit of Havana.

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Flight time from the UK: 10hours

Salvador, Brazil

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The state of Bahia in Brazil is the whole new world of food flavors, beaches and music. Visit its capital, Salvador, in January to experience the preparation to another exciting version of the Brazilian carnival where not dancers but musicians compete and make it hot.

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Flight time from the UK: 13.5hours

Cancun, Mexico

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Cancun can be your perfect winter getaway to the beach. January there is dry and sunny, so nothing can stop you from testing all kind of white beaches, visiting the mystical ruins, exploring the underground rivers or, dare you do it, zip lining.

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Flight time from the UK: 10.5hours

Melbourne, Australia

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January is The Month for Melbourne if you're a tennis fan - but hey, hurry up to buy a ticket to The Australian Open and enjoy the best tennis on the planet, the best of Australiaโ€™s cultural capital a perfectly comfortable summer weather at the same time.

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Flight time from the UK: 22hours

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The small print

Average temperature:

  • ๐ŸŒž +15-19C
  • ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž +20-24C
  • ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž +25-29C
  • ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž>+30C

Precipitation:

  • ๐Ÿ’ง 0-5 rainy days in a month
  • ๐Ÿ’ง๐Ÿ’ง 6-10 rainy days in a month
  • ๐Ÿ’ง๐Ÿ’ง๐Ÿ’ง 11-15 rainy days in a month

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