January weather forecast and climate
Maceió, Brazil

Weather in January

January, like December, is another hot summer month in Maceió, Brazil, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.2°C (86.4°F) and 22.4°C (72.3°F).

Temperature

In Maceió, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 37°C (98.6°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. 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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 Maceió, the average relative humidity is 75.4%.

Rainfall

In Maceió, during January, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 78.1mm (3.07") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 185 rainfall days, and 2070.7mm (81.52") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Maceió, the average seawater temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°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 Maceió, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

In Maceió, Brazil, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Maceió. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. 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 Maceió?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Maceió, is 30.2°C (86.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.4°C (72.3°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 37°C (98.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Maceió?

In Maceió, the average relative humidity in January is 75.4%.

How many days does it rain in January in Maceió?

In Maceió, during January, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 78.1mm (3.07") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Maceió?

In Maceió, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.1°C (82.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Maceió have in January?

In Maceió, Brazil, the average length of the day in January is 12.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maceió have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 8.2h.

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

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Maceió?

In Maceió, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average temperature in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average high temperature in January: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.2°C).

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Average humidity in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average humidity in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average humidity in January: 75.4%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (82.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74.7%).

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Average rainfall in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall in January: 78.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (382.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (31.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall days in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average sea temperature in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average daylight in January: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.2h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average UV index in January
Maceió, Brazil

Average UV index in January - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).

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