Praia
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Praia, Cape Verde

High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
January, like December, in Praia, Cape Verde, is another warm winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 25°C (77°F) and min 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 2.5mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Praia, Cape Verde, there are 22 rainfall days, and 209.6mm (8.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24.9°C (76.8°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Praia, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Praia, Cape Verde, is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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.

What are the coldest months in Praia?

The coldest months in Praia, Cape Verde, are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

What is the temperature in January in Praia?

In January, in Praia, Cape Verde, the average high-temperature is 25°C (77°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Praia in January?

In Praia, in January, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 2.5mm (0.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Praia?

In Praia, in January, the average water temperature is 24.9°C (76.8°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 24.9°C (76.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Praia have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Praia, Cape Verde, is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Praia have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Praia is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Praia?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Praia, Cape Verde, is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in January: 25°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (29.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (19.4°C).

Average rainfall in January - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (99.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April, May and June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.6°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in January - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in January: 9

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).