January weather forecast
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Bolgatanga, Ghana, is a hot winter month, with an average temperature ranging between min 18.8°C (65.8°F) and max 32.9°C (91.2°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still tropical 32.9°C (91.2°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 18.8°C (65.8°F).

Rainfall

January, February and December are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of rain.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Bolgatanga is 11h and 35min.
On the first day of January in Bolgatanga, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:06 GMT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the driest month in Bolgatanga?

The months with the least rainfall in Bolgatanga are January, February and December Rain falls for 2 days and accumulates 5mm (0.2") of rain.

How much does it rain in Bolgatanga in January?

In Bolgatanga, during January, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Bolgatanga have in January?

The average day length in January in Bolgatanga is 11h and 35min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Bolgatanga?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 17:52. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:06 GMT.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Bolgatanga?

The months with the most sunshine in Bolgatanga are January, February, October through December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, the average sunshine duration in January is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Bolgatanga?

In Bolgatanga, Ghana, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall
Average rainfall days
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Average temperature in January
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Average temperature in January - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (37.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.8°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (24.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Average rainfall in January - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall in January: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (206mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (5mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Average rainfall days in January - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (20 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January, February and November (2 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 35min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 45min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 31min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

The months with the most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in January
Bolgatanga, Ghana

Average UV index in January - Bolgatanga, Ghana
  • Average UV index in January: 11

The 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).

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