January weather forecast and climate
Curepipe, Mauritius

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another warm summer month in Curepipe, Mauritius, with average temperature varying between 25.4°C (77.7°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still warm 28.3°C (82.9°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is estimated at a hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Curepipe.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 129mm (5.08") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Curepipe is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Curepipe?

In January, the average high-temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in January is estimated at 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What are the most humid months in Curepipe?

January through March, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months in Curepipe, Mauritius.

What is the average humidity in January in Curepipe?

In January, the average relative humidity in Curepipe is 78%.

What is the rainiest month in Curepipe?

The month with the most rainfall in Curepipe, Mauritius, is January when the rain falls for 22.2 days and typically aggregates up to 129mm (5.08") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Curepipe in January?

In Curepipe, Mauritius, during January, the rain falls for 22.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 129mm (5.08") of precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in January in Curepipe, Mauritius, is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Curepipe have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Curepipe is 9.5h.

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

January through March and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Curepipe.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Curepipe?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average temperature in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.5°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (23.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.7°C).

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Average pressure in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average pressure in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1021mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average wind speed in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in January: 17.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (22.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (16.4km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average humidity in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (78%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average rainfall in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in January: 129mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (12mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in January: 22.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (12.2 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in January: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in January: 4.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (11.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (3.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average UV index in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

Months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Curepipe, Mauritius

Average visibility in January - Curepipe, Mauritius
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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