Bairiki
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Bairiki, Kiribati

The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati, viewed from across the city triangle in the morning
The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati, viewed from across the city triangle in the morning
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Bairiki, Kiribati, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.3°C (82.9°F) and 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Temperature

In Bairiki, the average high-temperature in January is almost the same as in December - a still moderately hot 28.3°C (82.9°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is estimated at a hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

The average relative humidity in January is 78%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 16.3 days. Throughout January, 116mm (4.57") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Bairiki, there are 192.9 rainfall days, and 1106mm (43.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Bairiki, in January, the average water temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Bairiki, the average length of the day in January is 12.1h.

Sunshine

In Bairiki, the average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bairiki. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in January in Bairiki?

In January, the average high-temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in January is calculated to 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, Kiribati, the average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How many days does it rain in January in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, Kiribati, in January, during 16.3 rainfall days, 116mm (4.57") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, Kiribati, the average seawater temperature in January is 28.8°C (83.8°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 Bairiki have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Bairiki, Kiribati, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Bairiki have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Bairiki is 7.7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bairiki?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bairiki, Kiribati.

When is the lowest UV index in Bairiki?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Bairiki.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Bairiki?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (27°C).

Average humidity in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and April (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August, September, October and November (74%).

Average rainfall in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall in January: 116mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (181mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (54mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (20.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (11.1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and August (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (28.7°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average daylight in January: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
Months with least sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 7.4).

Average UV index in January - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).