January weather forecast and climate
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Weather in January

January, like December, is another tropical winter month in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20.5°C (68.9°F) and an average high of 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

In Puerto Sanchez, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, is 20.5°C (68.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a sweltering 39.5°C (103.1°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. 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', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. 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 is 60%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8.4 days and accumulates 20mm (0.79") of precipitation.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, is January, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Puerto Sanchez?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, is 33°C (91.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 20.5°C (68.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is calculated to 39.5°C (103.1°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Puerto Sanchez?

The average relative humidity in January in Puerto Sanchez is 60%.

How much does it rain in Puerto Sanchez in January?

In January, in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, the rain falls for 8.4 days. Throughout January, 20mm (0.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Puerto Sanchez?

The month with the least rainfall in Puerto Sanchez is January when the rain falls for 8.4 days and typically collects 20mm (0.79") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Puerto Sanchez?

Months with the shortest days in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, are January and December, with an average of 11.7h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Puerto Sanchez have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, is 11.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Puerto Sanchez?

The month with the least sunshine in Puerto Sanchez is January, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Puerto Sanchez?

The average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Puerto Sanchez?

January through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Puerto Sanchez?

In Puerto Sanchez, Colombia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average temperature in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in January: 33°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (30.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (20.4°C).

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Average pressure in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average pressure in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average pressure in January: 1010.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and June (1010.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average wind speed in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average humidity in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average humidity in January: 60%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (59%).

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Average rainfall in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average rainfall in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in January: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (223mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average rainfall days in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (26.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.6h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average sunshine days in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 20.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (3.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average UV index in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average cloud cover in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 42).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 17).

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Average visibility in January
Puerto Sanchez, Colombia

Average visibility in January - Puerto Sanchez, Colombia
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, August and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April, May, June, July, September, October and November (9km).

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