Asmara
Eritrea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Asmara, Eritrea

A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
January is a warm winter month in Asmara, Eritrea, with average temperature ranging between min 6°C (42.8°F) and max 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Asmara, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

Rainfall

Months with the least rainfall in Asmara are January and February Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 3mm (0.1") of rain.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January through April, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 10 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Asmara?

In January, in Asmara, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 6°C (42.8°F).

How much does it rain in Asmara in January?

In January, in Asmara, Eritrea, the rain falls for 3 days. Throughout January, 3mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Asmara?

January and February are months with the least rain in Asmara when the rain falls for 3 days and typically aggregates up to 3mm (0.1") of rain.

How many hours of daylight does Asmara have in January?

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

What are the months with the most sunshine in Asmara?

January through April, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Asmara?

The average sunshine in January in Asmara, Eritrea, is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Asmara?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average high temperature in January: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and June (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August, November and December (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (6°C).

Average rainfall in January - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall in January: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (172mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (2 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average daylight in January: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average UV index in January: 10

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