Santa Maria
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Santa Maria, Cape Verde

January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, with temperature in the range of an average high of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average low of 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - an agreeable 22°C (71.6°F). In Santa Maria, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In January, in Santa Maria, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 8mm (0.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Santa Maria, there are 10 rainfall days, and 277mm (10.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Santa Maria, the average water temperature is 24.1°C (75.4°F).
Note: 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 24.1°C (75.4°F).

Daylight

In Santa Maria, the average length of the day in January is 11.3h.

Sunshine

In Santa Maria, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in January is 6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in January transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in January in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, Cape Verde, in January, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, Cape Verde, in January, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 8mm (0.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Santa Maria?

In January, the average sea temperature in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, is 24.1°C (75.4°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 24.1°C (75.4°F).

What is the average length of the day in January in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, Cape Verde, the average length of the day in January is 11.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Santa Maria have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Santa Maria?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the lowest UV index in Santa Maria.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Santa Maria?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Santa Maria is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in January: 22°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (21°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15°C).

Average rainfall in January - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in January: 8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (137mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March, April, May and June (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May, June, July and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in January: 24.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (22.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in January: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in January: 8

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