January weather forecast and climate
Marfil, Colombia

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Marfil, Colombia, is a hot winter month, with average temperature varying between 19.4°C (66.9°F) and 31.4°C (88.5°F).

Temperature

In Marfil, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still tropical 31.4°C (88.5°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 39.4°C (102.9°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Marfil, Colombia, is 72%.

Rainfall

In Marfil, during January, the rain falls for 21.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 144mm (5.67") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 279.7 rainfall days, and 2063mm (81.22") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days in Marfil, Colombia, are January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

January through March, May through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Marfil. A UV Index 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 6 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 Marfil?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 31.4°C (88.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 19.4°C (66.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in January is calculated to 39.4°C (102.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Marfil?

In Marfil, Colombia, the average relative humidity in January is 72%.

How many days does it rain in January in Marfil?

In Marfil, Colombia, in January, it is raining for 21.9 days, with typically 144mm (5.67") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Marfil?

January and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Marfil, Colombia.

How many hours of daylight does Marfil have in January?

In Marfil, the average length of the day in January is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Marfil have in January?

In Marfil, Colombia, the average sunshine in January is 8.7h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Marfil?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through March, May through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Marfil?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average temperature in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in January: 31.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (30.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (20.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.4°C).

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Average pressure in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average pressure in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average pressure in January: 1013mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are June and July (1013.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average wind speed in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in January: 3.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (3.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (2.8km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average humidity in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (59%).

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Average rainfall in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average rainfall in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in January: 144mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (283mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (106mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average rainfall days in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 21.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (28 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (18.8 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average sunshine days in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (11.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average UV index in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average UV index in January: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average cloud cover in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 43).
Months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in January
Marfil, Colombia

Average visibility in January - Marfil, Colombia
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October and November (8km).

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