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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Djibouti, Djibouti

A high aerial view of Djibouti, Djibouti, under clear blue skies into the horizon
A high aerial view of Djibouti, Djibouti, under clear blue skies into the horizon
January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Djibouti, Djibouti, with average temperature varying between 28.7°C (83.7°F) and 21.5°C (70.7°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 10mm (0.4") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 32.9°C (91.2°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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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.

Humidity

In Djibouti, Djibouti, the average relative humidity in January is 74.6%.

Rainfall

In Djibouti, during 3 rainfall days, 10mm (0.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Djibouti, there are 17 rainfall days, and 163.5mm (6.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Djibouti is 26.3°C (79.3°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Djibouti.

Sunshine

In Djibouti, the average sunshine is 7.9h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Djibouti is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 10 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Djibouti?

With an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F), January is the coldest month in Djibouti.

What is the temperature in January in Djibouti?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Djibouti, is 28.7°C (83.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in January is calculated to 32.9°C (91.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Djibouti?

In Djibouti, Djibouti, the average relative humidity in January is 74.6%.

How much does it rain in Djibouti in January?

In Djibouti, in January, during 3 rainfall days, 10mm (0.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Djibouti?

In Djibouti, the average seawater temperature in January is 26.3°C (79.3°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Djibouti?

Months with the shortest days in Djibouti, Djibouti, are January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Djibouti have in January?

In Djibouti, the average length of the day in January is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Djibouti have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Djibouti, Djibouti, is 7.9h.

How high is the UV index in January in Djibouti?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (41.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (31.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average humidity in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average humidity in January: 74.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is April (76.9%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (45.8%).

Average rainfall in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average rainfall in January: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (28.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and September (30.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average daylight in January: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.9h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

Average UV index in January - Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Average UV index in January: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).