Nkhotakota
Malawi
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Nkhotakota, Malawi

January, the same as December, is another warm summer month in Nkhotakota, Malawi, with average temperature ranging between min 21°C (69.8°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature remains the same as in December - a still warm 29°C (84.2°F). In Nkhotakota, the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

Rainfall

In Nkhotakota, it is raining for 20 days, with typically 314mm (12.4") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Nkhotakota, there are 107 rainfall days, and 1600mm (63") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year in Nkhotakota, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Nkhotakota are January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. Prolonged stay under the direct sun should be avoided as much as possible, especially if a person burns easily. Sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should always be used.

What is the temperature in January in Nkhotakota?

In January, in Nkhotakota, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 21°C (69.8°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Nkhotakota?

In Nkhotakota, during January, the rain falls for 20 days and regularly aggregates up to 314mm (12.4") of precipitation.

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

In Nkhotakota, Malawi, the average length of the day in January is 12.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nkhotakota?

January has the least sunshine of the year in Nkhotakota, Malawi, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Nkhotakota?

In Nkhotakota, the average sunshine in January is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Nkhotakota?

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Nkhotakota.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Nkhotakota?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Nkhotakota, Malawi, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average high temperature in January: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are October and November (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June and July (26°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (15°C).

Average rainfall in January - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average rainfall in January: 314mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (389mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average rainfall days in January: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are August and September (1 days).

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

Months with most sunshine are August, September and October (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in January - Nkhotakota, Malawi
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).