Port-au-Prince
Haiti
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
A view of a stack of structures on a hillside in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
January, the same as December, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is a hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.2°C (81°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 33mm (1.3") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the coldest months in Port-au-Prince.

Rainfall

January and December are months with the least rain in Port-au-Prince when the rain falls for 3 days and typically aggregates up to 33mm (1.3") of rain.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 27.2°C (81°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In Port-au-Prince, the average sunshine in January is 9h.

UV index

In Port-au-Prince, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the coldest months in Port-au-Prince?

The coldest months in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, are January, February and December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, in January, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Port-au-Prince in January?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in January, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 33mm (1.3") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Port-au-Prince?

Months with the least rainfall in Port-au-Prince are January and December Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 33mm (1.3") of rain.

What is the water temperature in January in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 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.

How many hours of daylight does Port-au-Prince have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Port-au-Prince have in January?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average sunshine in January is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Port-au-Prince?

In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July and August (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are February, March and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall in January: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (231mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and December (33mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average daylight in January: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are February, April and August (Average sunshine: 9.1h).
Months with least sunshine are June and December (Average sunshine: 7.9).

Average UV index in January - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Average UV index in January: 8

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 7).