Pape'ete
French Polynesia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Pape'ete, French Polynesia

Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
January, like December, is another hot summer month in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, with average temperature varying between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Pape'ete, in January, the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Rainfall

In Pape'ete, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 253.7mm (10") of accumulated precipitation. In Pape'ete, during the entire year, the rain falls for 115 days and collects up to 1687.7mm (66.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.3°C (82.9°F). 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Pape'ete is 13h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 7h.

UV index

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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 temperature in January in Pape'ete?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Pape'ete?

In January, in Pape'ete, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout January, 253.7mm (10") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.3°C (82.9°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Pape'ete have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Pape'ete have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Pape'ete?

January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in January in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Pape
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Pape
  • Average rainfall in January: 253.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (52.1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Pape
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Pape
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Pape
  • Average daylight in January: 13h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in January - Pape
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).