Basse Terre
Guadeloupe
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Basse Terre, Guadeloupe

A view of the seascape of the Deshaies Bay in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
A view of the seascape of the Deshaies Bay in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, with average temperature ranging between min 20°C (68°F) and max 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

In Basse Terre, in January, during 21 rainfall days, 80mm (3.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Basse Terre, there are 253 rainfall days, and 1750mm (68.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 27.2°C (81°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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 11.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Basse Terre are January, February, September through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Basse Terre is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the coldest months in Basse Terre?

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in January in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, in January, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Basse Terre?

In January, in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, the rain falls for 21 days. Throughout January, 80mm (3.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.2°C (81°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.

What is the average length of the day in January in Basse Terre?

The average length of the day in January is 11.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Basse Terre?

Months with the least sunshine in Basse Terre, Guadeloupe, are January, February, September through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, the average sunshine in January is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Basse Terre?

In Basse Terre, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June and July (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (20°C).

Average rainfall in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall in January: 80mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (230mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (60mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average rainfall days in January: 21 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (24 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (17 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.7°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average daylight in January: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in January - Basse Terre, Guadeloupe
  • Average UV index in January: 9

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).