Palikir
Micronesia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Palikir, Micronesia

January, like December, is a hot winter month in Palikir, Micronesia, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 24°C (75.2°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Palikir, during January, the rain falls for 23 days and regularly aggregates up to 300mm (11.8") of precipitation. In Palikir, during the entire year, the rain falls for 267 days and collects up to 4798mm (188.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are January through December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F). January through December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Palikir. 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 Palikir, Micronesia, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Palikir are January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Palikir?

The coldest months in Palikir are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in January in Palikir?

In Palikir, in January, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How much does it rain in Palikir in January?

In January, in Palikir, Micronesia, the rain falls for 23 days. Throughout January, 300mm (11.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Palikir?

January through December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Palikir. 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.

What months are the sea coldest in Palikir?

January through December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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.

How warm is the water in January in Palikir?

In Palikir, Micronesia, the average seawater temperature in January is 29°C (84.2°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 average length of the day in January in Palikir?

In Palikir, the average length of the day in January is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Palikir have in January?

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

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

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Palikir.

What is the UV index reading in January in Palikir?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Palikir is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average high temperature in January: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May and December (24°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July, August, September, October and November (23°C).

Average rainfall in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average rainfall in January: 300mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (493mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (264mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 23 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, July, August, October, November and December (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (20 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (29°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, August and September (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in January - Palikir, Micronesia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

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