Nkhata Bay
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Nkhata Bay, Malawi

January, like December, in Nkhata Bay, Malawi, is another warm summer month, with average temperature varying between 21.1°C (70°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In Nkhata Bay, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Nkhata Bay, is 21.1°C (70°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Nkhata Bay, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 224.2mm (8.8") of precipitation. In Nkhata Bay, during the entire year, the rain falls for 123 days and collects up to 1657mm (65.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Nkhata Bay is January, with an average of 5.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in January in Nkhata Bay?

In Nkhata Bay, in January, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.1°C (70°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Nkhata Bay?

The average relative humidity in January in Nkhata Bay is 84%.

How many days does it rain in January in Nkhata Bay?

In Nkhata Bay, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 224.2mm (8.8") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Nkhata Bay?

In January, the average length of the day in Nkhata Bay is 12.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nkhata Bay?

With an average of 5.5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Nkhata Bay have in January?

In Nkhata Bay, Malawi, the average sunshine in January is 5.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Nkhata Bay?

Months with the highest UV index in Nkhata Bay are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Nkhata Bay?

In Nkhata Bay, Malawi, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (21.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (15.2°C).

Average humidity in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average humidity in January: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (68%).

Average rainfall in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in January: 224.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (358mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (3.2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (1 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average daylight in January: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.5h).

Average UV index in January - Nkhata Bay, Malawi
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).