January weather forecast and climate
Calheta, Cape Verde

Weather in January

January, like December, in Calheta, Cape Verde, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.8°C (71.2°F) and 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Temperature

In Calheta, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still moderately hot 24.3°C (75.7°F). In Calheta, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Humidity

January is the least humid month in Calheta, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

Rainfall

January, March and May are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 0.7 days and typically aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of rain.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.8°C (76.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Calheta, the average length of the day in January is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Calheta is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Calheta are January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 least humid month in Calheta?

The least humid month in Calheta, Cape Verde, is January, with an average relative humidity of 69%.

What is the average humidity in January in Calheta?

The average relative humidity in January is 69%.

What is the driest month in Calheta?

Months with the least rainfall are January, March and May Rain falls for 0.7 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of rain.

How many days does it rain in January in Calheta?

In Calheta, Cape Verde, during January, the rain falls for 0.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Calheta?

In Calheta, Cape Verde, the average seawater temperature in January is 24.8°C (76.6°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 24.8°C (76.6°F).

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

In Calheta, the average length of the day in January is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Calheta have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Calheta is 9.5h.

When is the lowest UV index in Calheta?

January through July and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Calheta, Cape Verde.

How high is the UV index in January in Calheta?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average temperature in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in January: 24.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (28.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (23.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average pressure in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in January: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in January: 25.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (25.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average humidity in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in January: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (50mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March and May (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sea temperature in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in January: 29.3 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average UV index in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average cloud cover in January: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in January
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average visibility in January - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • 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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