Luanda
Angola
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Luanda, Angola

The City Green Park in Luanda, Angola
The City Green Park in Luanda, Angola
January, like December, in Luanda, Angola, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature varying between 23.3°C (73.9°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 25.4mm (1") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Luanda, the average high-temperature in January remains equal as in December - a still moderately hot 28.3°C (82.9°F). In Luanda, Angola, the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 32.4°C (90.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences). 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Luanda, the average relative humidity in January is 77.5%.

Rainfall

In Luanda, Angola, in January, during 3 rainfall days, 25.4mm (1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Luanda, there are 32 rainfall days, and 325.1mm (12.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Luanda, Angola, is 27.6°C (81.7°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

Months with the longest days are January and December, with an average of 12.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 7h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in January in Luanda?

In January, the average high-temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 32.4°C (90.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Luanda?

In Luanda, the average relative humidity in January is 77.5%.

How much does it rain in Luanda in January?

In January, in Luanda, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout January, 25.4mm (1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Luanda?

In Luanda, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.6°C (81.7°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Luanda?

January and December, with an average of 12.6h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

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

The average length of the day in January in Luanda, Angola, is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Luanda?

In Luanda, Angola, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Luanda?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Luanda.

How high is the UV index in January in Luanda?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Luanda is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (21.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (16.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average humidity in January: 77.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (75.5%).

Average rainfall in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average rainfall in January: 25.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (116.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.9°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average daylight in January: 12.6h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7.1h).
Months with least sunshine are July, August, September and October (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Luanda, Angola
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).