, the same as December
, is a moderately hot winter month in Massawa
, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.1°C (84.4°F) and an average low of 19.1°C (66.4°F).
The perfect water temperature of 26.7°C (80.1°F) with 34.7mm (1.37") of accumulated rainfall and only 3.1 rainfall days, makes January a great period for swimming and other water activities.
The coldest month in Massawa, Eritrea, is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.1°C (66.4°F).
The average heat index in January is evaluated at a hot 34.2°C (93.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy 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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air 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 wind, pregnancy, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
With an average relative humidity of 76.3%, January is the most humid month in Massawa.
In Massawa, in January, it is raining for 3.1 days, with typically 34.7mm (1.37") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Massawa, there are 15.1 rainfall days, and 183.3mm (7.22") of precipitation is accumulated.
In Massawa, Eritrea, the average seawater temperature in January is 26.7°C (80.1°F).Note
: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.
The average length of the day in January is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of January in Massawa, sunrise is at 06:49 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 18:19 EAT.
In January, the average sunshine in Massawa is 8h.
In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Massawa is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.Note
: The average daily UV index of 9 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.