January weather forecast and climate
Lilongwe, Malawi

Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
Clear skies above a minaret mosque tower in Lilongwe, Malawi
January, like December, in Lilongwe, Malawi, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.8°C (78.4°F) and 17.8°C (64°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still warm 25.8°C (78.4°F). In January, in Lilongwe, the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 28.8 days and typically aggregates up to 211mm (8.31") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Lilongwe, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In Lilongwe, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are January through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Lilongwe?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Lilongwe, is 25.8°C (78.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.8°C (64°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average relative humidity in January is 84%.

How much does it rain in Lilongwe in January?

In Lilongwe, in January, during 28.8 rainfall days, 211mm (8.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Lilongwe?

The month with the most rainfall in Lilongwe, Malawi, is January when the rain falls for 28.8 days and typically aggregates up to 211mm (8.31") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Lilongwe have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lilongwe have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 8.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Lilongwe?

Months with the lowest UV index in Lilongwe, Malawi, are January through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in January in Lilongwe?

In Lilongwe, Malawi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (30.6°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.9°C).

Average humidity in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (44%).

Average rainfall in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in January: 211mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (211mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are August and September (1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in January: 28.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.3 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average daylight in January: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.3h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

Average UV index in January - Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).