January weather forecast and climate
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is another warm summer month in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, with average temperature ranging between max 27.1°C (80.8°F) and min 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Temperature

In Port Mathurin, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still warm 27.1°C (80.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, is 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is estimated at 29.8°C (85.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, metabolic differences, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Port Mathurin, Mauritius, during January, the rain falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 78mm (3.07") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 214.5 rainfall days, and 564mm (22.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Port Mathurin, the average water temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Port Mathurin, the average length of the day is 13.2h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 9.5h.

UV index

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Port Mathurin. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Port Mathurin?

In January, in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, the average high-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in January is estimated at 29.8°C (85.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Port Mathurin?

In January, the average relative humidity in Port Mathurin, Mauritius, is 78%.

How many days does it rain in January in Port Mathurin?

In Port Mathurin, during January, the rain falls for 19.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 78mm (3.07") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Port Mathurin?

In Port Mathurin, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.1°C (80.8°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 Port Mathurin have in January?

In Port Mathurin, Mauritius, the average length of the day in January is 13.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Port Mathurin have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Port Mathurin is 9.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Port Mathurin?

January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Port Mathurin, Mauritius.

What is the UV index reading in January in Port Mathurin?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Port Mathurin is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average temperature in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (23°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22.1°C).

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Average pressure in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average pressure in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1020.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average wind speed in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average wind speed in January: 24.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (33.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (24km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average humidity in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average rainfall in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in January: 78mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (140mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average rainfall days in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average sea temperature in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average sunshine days in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average sunshine days in January: 6.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (9.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average UV index in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average cloud cover in January - Port Mathurin, Mauritius
  • Average cloud cover in January: 45

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 40).

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Average visibility in January
Port Mathurin, Mauritius

Average visibility in January - Port Mathurin, 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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