Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
A hole of water reflecting the rocks and blue sky in the sunny city of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
January, the same as December, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is another tropical winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16.1°C (61°F) and an average high of 32.2°C (90°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still tropical 32.2°C (90°F). The average low-temperature, is 16.1°C (61°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Ouagadougou is 30.5%.

Rainfall

January is the only month when rain does not fall in Ouagadougou.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou are January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in January in Ouagadougou?

In January, the average high-temperature is 32.2°C (90°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.1°C (61°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Ouagadougou?

In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, the average relative humidity in January is 30.5%.

Does it rain in Ouagadougou in January?

In January, in Ouagadougou, it doesn't rain. December is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Ouagadougou?

January is the only month when rain does not fall in Ouagadougou.

How many hours of daylight does Ouagadougou have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is 11.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou?

January through March, May, October and November, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Ouagadougou.

How many hours of sunshine does Ouagadougou have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 9h.

How high is the UV index in January in Ouagadougou?

In Ouagadougou, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (39.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 16.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.1°C).

Average humidity in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average humidity in January: 30.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (74%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (28.5%).

Average rainfall in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall in January: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (227mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (10.9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average daylight in January: 11.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, May, October and November (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Average UV index in January: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).