January weather forecast
Hamilton Island, Australia

Hilly surroundings overlooking the beautiful blue waters and white sands of the glorious Hamilton Island in Queensland, Australia
Hilly surroundings overlooking the beautiful blue waters and white sands of the glorious Hamilton Island in Queensland, Australia

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Hamilton Island, Australia, is a hot summer month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Hamilton Island, during 12 rainfall days, 280mm (11.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 99 rainfall days, and 1626mm (64.02") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through March, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Hamilton Island.
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Hamilton Island is 13h and 13min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 6:48 pm AEST.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Hamilton Island is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Hamilton Island, Australia, are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Hamilton Island?

January and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months in Hamilton Island, Australia.

What is the temperature in January in Hamilton Island?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Hamilton Island, Australia, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Hamilton Island in January?

In Hamilton Island, Australia, in January, during 12 rainfall days, 280mm (11.02") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Hamilton Island?

The months with the warmest seawater are January through March, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

How warm is the water in January in Hamilton Island?

In Hamilton Island, in January, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°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 Hamilton Island have in January?

The average day length in January in Hamilton Island, Australia, is 13h and 13min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Hamilton Island?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 6:47 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 6:48 pm AEST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Hamilton Island?

The average sunshine duration in January is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Hamilton Island?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Hamilton Island, Australia.

How high is the UV index in January in Hamilton Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average temperature in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and December (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average rainfall in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 280mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (322mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (18mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average rainfall days in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (13 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average sea temperature in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (22°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 13h and 13min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 20min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10h).
The months with the least sunshine are February, March, April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average UV index in January
Hamilton Island, Australia

Average UV index in January - Hamilton Island, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).

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