January weather forecast and climate
Rakops, Botswana

Weather in January

January, like December, is another hot summer month in Rakops, Botswana, with average temperature varying between 31.9°C (89.4°F) and 22.2°C (72°F).

Temperature

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

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 36°C (96.8°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). 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.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Rakops, the average relative humidity is 57%.

Rainfall

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Rakops, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In Rakops, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Rakops?

In Rakops, in January, the average high-temperature is 31.9°C (89.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Rakops?

In January, the average relative humidity is 57%.

How many days does it rain in January in Rakops?

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

What is the rainiest month in Rakops?

The month with the most rainfall in Rakops, Botswana, 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 Rakops?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Rakops have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Rakops?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Rakops, Botswana

Average temperature in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average pressure in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average wind speed in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average humidity in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average rainfall in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average rainfall days in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
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
Rakops, Botswana

Average sunshine days in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average UV index in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average cloud cover in January - Rakops, 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
Rakops, Botswana

Average visibility in January - Rakops, 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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