Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
A white statue of Jesus Christ looking down at the Bole Medhane Alem Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
January is a moderately hot winter month in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with average temperature varying between 9°C (48.2°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). In January, in Addis Ababa, the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Addis Ababa is 47%.

Rainfall

In Addis Ababa, during January, the rain falls for 3 days and regularly aggregates up to 13mm (0.5") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Addis Ababa, there are 132 rainfall days, and 1165mm (45.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Addis Ababa is 11.7h.

Sunshine

January, February, November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Addis Ababa are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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.

What is the temperature in January in Addis Ababa?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January, the average high-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 9°C (48.2°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Addis Ababa?

In January, the average relative humidity in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is 47%.

How many days does it rain in January in Addis Ababa?

In Addis Ababa, in January, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 13mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Addis Ababa have in January?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the average length of the day in January is 11.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Addis Ababa?

Months with the most sunshine are January, February, November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Addis Ababa?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the average sunshine in January is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Addis Ababa?

Months with the highest UV index are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in January in Addis Ababa?

In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average high temperature in January: 23°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and May (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (13°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are November and December (8°C).

Average humidity in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average humidity in January: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (79.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (45.5%).

Average rainfall in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall in January: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (290mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are November and December (7mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (27 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (1 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in January - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 11).