January weather forecast and climate
Muekekle, Botswana

Weather in January

January, like December, is another hot summer month in Muekekle, Botswana, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.2°C (72°F) and an average high of 31.9°C (89.4°F).

Temperature

In Muekekle, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still tropical 31.9°C (89.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Muekekle, is 22.2°C (72°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is appraised at a very hot 36°C (96.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Muekekle is 57%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Muekekle is January when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 82mm (3.23") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In Muekekle, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Muekekle, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Muekekle?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Muekekle, Botswana, is 31.9°C (89.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in January is evaluated at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Muekekle?

In Muekekle, the average relative humidity in January is 57%.

How much does it rain in Muekekle in January?

In Muekekle, in January, during 17.3 rainfall days, 82mm (3.23") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Muekekle?

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 17.3 days and typically aggregates up to 82mm (3.23") of precipitation.

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

In January, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Muekekle have in January?

In Muekekle, the average sunshine in January is 10h.

How high is the UV index in January in Muekekle?

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

Average temperature in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average temperature in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (23.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.7°C).

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Average pressure in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average pressure in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average pressure in January: 1009mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1021.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1009mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average wind speed in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in January: 9.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (11.7km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March, April and May (9.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average humidity in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average humidity in January: 57%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (61%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (22%).

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Average rainfall in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average rainfall in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in January: 82mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (82mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average rainfall days in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.1 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average daylight in January: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average sunshine days in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (12 days).

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Average UV index in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average UV index in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average UV index in January: 7

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average cloud cover in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in January: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 30).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in January
Muekekle, Botswana

Average visibility in January - Muekekle, Botswana
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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

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