January weather forecast
Diani Beach, Kenya

A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya
A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya

Weather in January

January, like December, is another hot summer month in Diani Beach, Kenya, with an average temperature ranging between min 23°C (73.4°F) and max 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature remains equal as in December - a still tropical 32°C (89.6°F). In Diani Beach, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Diani Beach, during 6 rainfall days, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Diani Beach, during the entire year, the rain falls for 140 days and collects up to 1121mm (44.13") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Diani Beach is 28°C (82.4°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 12h and 20min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:36. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:43 EAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January in Diani Beach is 9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, Kenya, in January, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, Kenya, in January, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 30mm (1.18") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, the average seawater temperature in January is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in January in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, the average day length in January is 12h and 20min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Diani Beach?

On the first day of January in Diani Beach, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:36. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 18:43 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in January in Diani Beach?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Diani Beach, Kenya, is 9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Diani Beach?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Diani Beach, Kenya.

How high is the UV index in January in Diani Beach?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average temperature in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in January: 32°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (33°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (20°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in January: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (270mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall days in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in January: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average sea temperature in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 20min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in January
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average UV index in January - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average UV index in January: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).

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