Fort-de-France Bay
Martinique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique

Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with average temperature varying between 21.9°C (71.4°F) and 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.5°C (81.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°C (71.4°F).

Rainfall

In Fort-de-France Bay, it is raining for 18.9 days, with typically 119.5mm (4.7") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, there are 198.2 rainfall days, and 2020.5mm (79.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 6.6h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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 is the coldest month in Fort-de-France Bay?

January is the coldest month in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with an average high-temperature of 27.5°C (81.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.9°C (71.4°F).

What is the temperature in January in Fort-de-France Bay?

In January, the average high-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.9°C (71.4°F).

How much does it rain in Fort-de-France Bay in January?

In January, in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, the rain falls for 18.9 days. Throughout January, 119.5mm (4.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, in January, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°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.

How many hours of daylight does Fort-de-France Bay have in January?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, the average length of the day in January is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort-de-France Bay have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 6.6h.

How high is the UV index in January in Fort-de-France Bay?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.9°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, August and September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.7°C).

Average rainfall in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall in January: 119.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (265.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (74.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.6h

Months with most sunshine are March and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average UV index in January - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average UV index in January: 9

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).