January weather forecast and climate
Magoodhoo, Maldives

January, like December, is a hot winter month in Magoodhoo, Maldives, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Magoodhoo, during 5 rainfall days, 90mm (3.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 139 rainfall days, and 1938mm (76.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 12h.

Sunshine

In Magoodhoo, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Magoodhoo. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What are the coldest months in Magoodhoo?

January, June through December, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months in Magoodhoo.

What is the temperature in January in Magoodhoo?

In January, in Magoodhoo, Maldives, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Magoodhoo in January?

In Magoodhoo, in January, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 90mm (3.5") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Magoodhoo?

Months with the coldest seawater in Magoodhoo, Maldives, are January, February, October and December, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°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.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Magoodhoo?

In Magoodhoo, Maldives, the average seawater temperature in January is 28°C (82.4°F). 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.

How many hours of daylight does Magoodhoo have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Magoodhoo is 12h.

How many hours of sunshine does Magoodhoo have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Magoodhoo, Maldives, is 9h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Magoodhoo, Maldives, are January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in January in Magoodhoo?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Magoodhoo is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average high temperature in January: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April, May and June (26°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December (25°C).

Average rainfall in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average rainfall in January: 90mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (229mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (68mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average rainfall days in January: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, August, September and October (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, October and December (28°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average daylight in January: 12h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in January - Magoodhoo, Maldives
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).

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