Byron Bay
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Byron Bay, Australia

January, like December, in Byron Bay, Australia, is another warm summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20°C (68°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

January is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In Byron Bay, during January, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 179mm (7") of precipitation. In Byron Bay, during the entire year, the rain falls for 134 days and collects up to 1833mm (72.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Byron Bay, in January, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). 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 13.7h.

Sunshine

In Byron Bay, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Byron Bay?

The warmest month in Byron Bay, Australia, is January, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 20°C (68°F).

What is the temperature in January in Byron Bay?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Byron Bay?

In Byron Bay, in January, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 179mm (7") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Byron Bay?

In Byron Bay, the average seawater temperature in January is 26°C (78.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Byron Bay have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Byron Bay, Australia, is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Byron Bay have in January?

In Byron Bay, Australia, the average sunshine in January is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Byron Bay?

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in January in Byron Bay?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Byron Bay is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (28°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (9°C).

Average rainfall in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 179mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (239mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (62mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (21.5°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Byron Bay, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 3).