Noumea
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Noumea, New Caledonia

A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
January, like December, in Noumea, New Caledonia, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In Noumea, the average high-temperature in January is practically the same as in December - a still moderately hot 28.9°C (84°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Noumea, during January, the rain falls for 14.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 112.9mm (4.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Noumea, there are 164.1 rainfall days, and 1071.5mm (42.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Noumea, the average seawater temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°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.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Noumea is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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 temperature in January in Noumea?

In January, the average high-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Noumea?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, in January, it is raining for 14.2 days, with typically 112.9mm (4.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in January in Noumea?

In January, the average sea temperature in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 26.8°C (80.2°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 Noumea?

In Noumea, the average length of the day in January is 13.3h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Noumea?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, the average sunshine in January is 7.5h.

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

January through March, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Noumea, New Caledonia.

What is the UV index reading in January in Noumea?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (17.3°C).

Average rainfall in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in January: 112.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (134.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (39.2mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is October (9.3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (22.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in January - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).