January weather forecast and climate
Karonga, Malawi

Weather in January

January, like December, in Karonga, Malawi, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.3°C (70.3°F) and an average high of 27.2°C (81°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still warm 27.2°C (81°F). In Karonga, Malawi, in January, the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is evaluated at 29.8°C (85.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Karonga is 76%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Karonga, Malawi. Rain falls for 28.5 days and accumulates 187mm (7.36") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Karonga, the average length of the day in January is 12.6h.

Sunshine

January has the most sunshine of the year in Karonga, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
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. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Karonga?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Karonga, is 27.2°C (81°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is evaluated at 29.8°C (85.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Karonga?

The average relative humidity in January in Karonga, Malawi, is 76%.

What is the wettest month in Karonga?

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 28.5 days and typically aggregates up to 187mm (7.36") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Karonga?

In Karonga, Malawi, during January, the rain falls for 28.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 187mm (7.36") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Karonga?

In Karonga, Malawi, the average length of the day in January is 12.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Karonga?

The month with the most sunshine in Karonga, Malawi, is January, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Karonga have in January?

In Karonga, the average sunshine in January is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Karonga?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average temperature in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (15.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average pressure in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average pressure in January: 1012.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1019.5mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are January, February, November and December (1012.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average wind speed in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average wind speed in January: 6.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (9.9km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.1km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average humidity in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (60%).

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Average rainfall in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in January: 187mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (187mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average rainfall days in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in January: 28.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are August and September (0.9 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average daylight in January: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average sunshine days in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average sunshine days in January: 1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average UV index in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average UV index in January: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average cloud cover in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 11).

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Average visibility in January
Karonga, Malawi

Average visibility in January - Karonga, Malawi
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (9km).

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