January weather forecast and climate
Virugambakkam, India

January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Virugambakkam, India, with average temperature ranging between max 28.3°C (82.9°F) and min 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Temperature

In Virugambakkam, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still moderately hot 28.3°C (82.9°F). The average low-temperature, in Virugambakkam, is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 72%.

Rainfall

In Virugambakkam, during January, the rain falls for 6.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 10mm (0.39") of precipitation. In Virugambakkam, during the entire year, the rain falls for 169.2 days and collects up to 825mm (32.48") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Virugambakkam is 11.5h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 8.6h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Virugambakkam?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Virugambakkam, is 28.3°C (82.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 31.6°C (88.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Virugambakkam?

In Virugambakkam, the average relative humidity in January is 72%.

How much does it rain in Virugambakkam in January?

In Virugambakkam, in January, it is raining for 6.2 days, with typically 10mm (0.39") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Virugambakkam have in January?

In Virugambakkam, the average length of the day in January is 11.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Virugambakkam have in January?

In Virugambakkam, India, the average sunshine in January is 8.6h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Virugambakkam?

Months with the lowest UV index in Virugambakkam are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Virugambakkam?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (36.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°C).

Average pressure in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average pressure in January: 1013.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1004.2mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average wind speed in January: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (17.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average humidity in January: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (58%).

Average rainfall in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 10mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (191mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average daylight in January: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.6h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2).

Average sunshine days in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average sunshine days in January: 21.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (3.5 days).

Average UV index in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average cloud cover in January: 21

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in January - Virugambakkam, India
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).