January weather forecast
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados

Weather in January

January, like December, in Bridgetown, Barbados, is a moderately hot winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27°C (80.6°F) and 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a still moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to be 29°C (84.2°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. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

In January, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Bridgetown, during January, the rain falls for 15 days and regularly aggregates up to 17mm (0.67") of precipitation. In Bridgetown, Barbados, during the entire year, the rain falls for 233.8 days and collects up to 706mm (27.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.5°C (81.5°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

In Bridgetown, the average length of the day in January is 11h and 28min.
On the first day of January, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 17:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 17:58 AST.

Sunshine

In Bridgetown, the average sunshine in January is 6.8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. The months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Bridgetown?

In January, in Bridgetown, the average high-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is calculated to be 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, Barbados, the average relative humidity in January is 75%.

How many days does it rain in January in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, in January, during 15 rainfall days, 17mm (0.67") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Bridgetown?

In January, the average sea temperature in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 27.5°C (81.5°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 Bridgetown?

The average day length in January in Bridgetown is 11h and 28min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Bridgetown?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 17:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 17:58 AST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bridgetown?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 6.8h.

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

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown?

The months with the lowest UV index in Bridgetown, Barbados, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in January in Bridgetown?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average temperature in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in January: 27°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

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Average pressure in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average pressure in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average pressure in January: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average wind speed in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average wind speed in January: 28.3km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (19.4km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average humidity in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average humidity in January: 75%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in January: 17mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall days in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in January: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sea temperature in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 28min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sunshine days in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (1.3 days).

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Average UV index in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average UV index in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average cloud cover in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average cloud cover in January: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average visibility in January - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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