Visiting Key West in January

Enjoy January deals, tips, weather, events and more

Whether you’re planning a tranquil romantic retreat in the winter sunshine, or a family break to escape the bleak cold weather, January is an ideal time to visit Key West. With the busy Christmas season over and a new year ahead, Oceans Edge Key West will help you feel refreshed, recharged and relaxed during your January vacation as you explore the range of luxury activities within the resort and throughout the island.

January weather in Key West

With average highs of 75°F and an average water temperature of 69° F, you can relax under sunny skies and dip into a comfortably warm ocean to enjoy a range of water sports. It rarely rains during January, so this is an ideal month to start the year off in style with a luxury vacation in tropical paradise that feels a million miles away from the winter chill back home.

  • Average High Air Temp 75° F (24° C)
  • Average Low Air Temp 65° F (18° C)
  • Average Water Temp 69° F (21° C)
  • Average Rainfall 2 inches (5.1cm)
  • Average Sunset Time 5:50 p.m.

Top tips for packing your bags in January

  • Bring summer clothing including flip flops, swimwear and a sun hat
  • Add light layers to prepare for cooler evenings and daytime boat trips
  • Bring a light jacket for an evening out
  • Be prepared that a cold front can bring cooler temperatures at short notice

January 2018 Events and Holidays

There is an exciting and eclectic line-up of events throughout the year in Key West and January is no exception. The month also offers a great excuse for a long weekend away during the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Top Key West events in January include: