Quetzaltenango
Guatemala
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

January, like December, is an agreeable winter month in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, with average temperature fluctuating between 2.3°C (36.1°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still pleasant 22°C (71.6°F). In January, in Quetzaltenango, the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Quetzaltenango is 65.7%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 1.8mm (0.1") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Quetzaltenango, the average sunshine in January is 8.1h.

UV index

In Quetzaltenango, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 Quetzaltenango?

In January, in Quetzaltenango, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 2.3°C (36.1°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, the average relative humidity in January is 65.7%.

How many days does it rain in January in Quetzaltenango?

In Quetzaltenango, in January, during 0.8 rainfall days, 1.8mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Quetzaltenango?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Quetzaltenango. Rain falls for 0.8 days and accumulates 1.8mm (0.1") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Quetzaltenango have in January?

In Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, the average length of the day in January is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Quetzaltenango?

The average sunshine in January in Quetzaltenango is 8.1h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Quetzaltenango?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average high temperature in January: 22°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (25.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (20.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 2.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (9.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average humidity in January: 65.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (63.1%).

Average rainfall in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall in January: 1.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (147.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (1.8mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (22.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (0.8 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.1h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4.5h).

Average UV index in January - Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
  • Average UV index in January: 10

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).