January weather forecast and climate
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Weather in January

January in Los Papagayos, Colombia, is a very hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.3°C (72.1°F) and an average high of 36.6°C (97.9°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a sweltering 36.6°C (97.9°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is appraised at a blazing hot 51.3°C (124.3°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Los Papagayos is 62%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Los Papagayos is January when the rain falls for 7.4 days and typically collects 19mm (0.75") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Los Papagayos is 11.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, October and December, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Los Papagayos?

In January, in Los Papagayos, Colombia, the average high-temperature is 36.6°C (97.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 51.3°C (124.3°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Los Papagayos?

In Los Papagayos, Colombia, the average relative humidity in January is 62%.

How many days does it rain in January in Los Papagayos?

In January, the rain falls for 7.4 days. Throughout January, 19mm (0.75") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Los Papagayos?

The month with the least rainfall in Los Papagayos is January when the rain falls for 7.4 days and typically collects 19mm (0.75") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Los Papagayos have in January?

In Los Papagayos, the average length of the day in January is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Los Papagayos?

Months with the least sunshine in Los Papagayos are January, October and December, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Los Papagayos?

In Los Papagayos, Colombia, the average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Los Papagayos?

Months with the lowest UV index are January, March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in January in Los Papagayos?

In Los Papagayos, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average temperature in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in January: 36.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (37.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (32.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average pressure in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average pressure in January: 1009.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January, May and June (1009.8mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and November (1009.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average wind speed in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in January: 4.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (4.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.6km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average humidity in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average humidity in January: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (58%).

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Average rainfall in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average rainfall in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in January: 19mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (166mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (19mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average rainfall days in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 7.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (23.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, October and December (Average sunshine: 7.7).

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Average sunshine days in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average sunshine days in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 22.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (22.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average UV index in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average UV index in January: 7

The month with the highest UV index is February (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average cloud cover in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 21).

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Average visibility in January
Los Papagayos, Colombia

Average visibility in January - Los Papagayos, Colombia
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January and February (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October and November (7km).

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