Benguela
Angola
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Benguela, Angola

January, like December, in Benguela, Angola, is another warm summer month, with average temperature varying between 24.2°C (75.6°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F).

Temperature

In Benguela, Angola, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still warm 28.3°C (82.9°F). In Benguela, Angola, the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 31.9°C (89.4°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 74%.

Rainfall

In Benguela, in January, it is raining for 11.9 days, with typically 39mm (1.54") of accumulated precipitation. In Benguela, during the entire year, the rain falls for 113.5 days and collects up to 371mm (14.61") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Benguela, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.3°C (81.1°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

UV index

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in January in Benguela?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Benguela, is 28.3°C (82.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 31.9°C (89.4°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Benguela?

In January, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Benguela in January?

In Benguela, Angola, in January, it is raining for 11.9 days, with typically 39mm (1.54") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Benguela?

In Benguela, in January, the average water temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the average length of the day in January in Benguela?

In Benguela, Angola, the average length of the day in January is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Benguela have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 10.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Benguela?

Months with the highest UV index in Benguela, Angola, are January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in January in Benguela?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (23.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.2°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19.1°C).

Average humidity in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average humidity in January: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (71%).

Average rainfall in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall in January: 39mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (88mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average rainfall days in January: 11.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (19.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.6°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average daylight in January: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 10.9h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.5h).

Average UV index in January - Benguela, Angola
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).