Georgetown
Guyana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Georgetown, Guyana

A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Georgetown, Guyana, with temperature in the range of an average low of 23.6°C (74.5°F) and an average high of 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Rainfall

In Georgetown, in January, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 185.2mm (7.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Georgetown, there are 174 rainfall days, and 2260.3mm (89") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Georgetown, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: 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 11.8h.

Sunshine

In Georgetown, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

UV index

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Georgetown. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the coldest month in Georgetown?

January is the coldest month in Georgetown, Guyana, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.6°C (74.5°F).

What is the temperature in January in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, in January, the average high-temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, in January, during 16 rainfall days, 185.2mm (7.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, in January, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Georgetown have in January?

In Georgetown, the average length of the day in January is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Georgetown have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 6.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Georgetown?

Months with the highest UV index in Georgetown, Guyana, are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Georgetown?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Georgetown is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.6°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (30.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23.6°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and October (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (23.5°C).

Average rainfall in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall in January: 185.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (88.5mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.5h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in January - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average UV index in January: 12

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