January weather forecast and climate
Old Palapye, Botswana

Weather in January

January, like December, is a hot summer month in Old Palapye, Botswana, with average temperature ranging between max 30.2°C (86.4°F) and min 20.4°C (68.7°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). In Old Palapye, Botswana, the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 32.8°C (91°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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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 58%.

Rainfall

In Old Palapye, during January, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 73mm (2.87") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 88.8 rainfall days, and 328mm (12.91") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Old Palapye, the average length of the day in January is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In Old Palapye, Botswana, the average sunshine in January is 11h.

UV index

January, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Old Palapye. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Old Palapye?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Old Palapye, Botswana, is 30.2°C (86.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.4°C (68.7°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 32.8°C (91°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Old Palapye?

The average relative humidity in January in Old Palapye, Botswana, is 58%.

How many days does it rain in January in Old Palapye?

In Old Palapye, in January, during 16 rainfall days, 73mm (2.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Old Palapye?

In January, the average length of the day in Old Palapye, Botswana, is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Old Palapye have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Old Palapye, Botswana, is 11h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Old Palapye?

January, October and November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Old Palapye.

How high is the UV index in January in Old Palapye?

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

Average temperature in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average temperature in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (8.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average pressure in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1023.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average wind speed in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (16.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (9km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average humidity in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average humidity in January: 58%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (34%).

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Average rainfall in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in January: 73mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (85mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average rainfall days in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.3 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average daylight in January: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 11h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are May, June and July (Average sunshine: 7.6).

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Average sunshine days in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average sunshine days in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average sunshine days in January: 12.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average UV index in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average cloud cover in January - Old Palapye, Botswana
  • Average cloud cover in January: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in January
Old Palapye, Botswana

Average visibility in January - Old Palapye, 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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