The year in La Ceiba
, starts with the month of January
, which has noticeable climate parameters compared to adjacent months. The mix of a high amount of rainfall, high humidity, and lower sunshine hours gives January a distinctive weather pattern. With 305mm (12.01") of rain falling on an average of 11 days, it is a wet start to the year. This creates a lush and green landscape, with the flora enjoying a healthy start. Visitors should pack waterproof gear and prepare for shorter daylight hours.
In La Ceiba, the lowest average temperatures are observed in January, with a high of 27°C (80.6°F) and a low of 18.4°C (65.1°F).
January's heat index is appraised at a tropical 30°C (86°F). Exhaustion becomes probable with enduring exposure and activity, potentially causing heat cramps.
From a standpoint of the heat index, values pertain to shaded conditions and mild breezes. The heat index has the potential to rise by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees with direct sunshine exposure.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', joins air temperature with relative humidity to produce a temperature perception for humans. One's perception of temperature can vary depending on physical activity and individual heat sensitivity, influenced by factors like wind, attire, and metabolic variations. When in direct sunlight, one should be cautious as it can raise the heat index by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for children. Young ones regularly neglect the requirement for rest and fluid replenishment. Thirst is a late stage of dehydration - so, it is necessary to keep hydrated, particularly during extended periods of physical exertion.
In La Ceiba, the average relative humidity in January is 81%.
In La Ceiba, in January, during 11 rainfall days, 305mm (12.01") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 120 rainfall days, and 3230mm (127.17") of precipitation is accumulated.
In La Ceiba, Honduras, the average length of the day in January is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 17:26. On the last day of January, in La Ceiba, Honduras, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 17:44 CST.
In La Ceiba, the average sunshine in January is 5.5h.