January weather forecast and climate
Yeppoon, Australia

January, the same as December, in Yeppoon, Australia, is another tropical summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.9°C (87.6°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Temperature

In Yeppoon, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a still hot 30.9°C (87.6°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a torrid 38.2°C (100.8°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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Yeppoon, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Yeppoon. Rain falls for 14.8 days and accumulates 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Yeppoon, in January, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Yeppoon, the average length of the day is 13.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Yeppoon is 9.3h.

UV index

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Yeppoon. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 Yeppoon?

In January, the average high-temperature is 30.9°C (87.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in January is calculated to 38.2°C (100.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Yeppoon?

In January, the average relative humidity is 73%.

How much does it rain in Yeppoon in January?

In Yeppoon, Australia, in January, it is raining for 14.8 days, with typically 66mm (2.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Yeppoon?

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 14.8 days and typically aggregates up to 66mm (2.6") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Yeppoon?

In Yeppoon, in January, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°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.

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

The average length of the day in January in Yeppoon is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Yeppoon have in January?

In Yeppoon, Australia, the average sunshine in January is 9.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Yeppoon?

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Yeppoon?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is December (31.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.7°C).

Average humidity in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (68%).

Average rainfall in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average rainfall in January: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (66mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (10mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (6.6 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (28.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (20.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.3h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in January - Yeppoon, Australia
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 5).