Ouvéa Island
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia

The natural iconic Lekiny
The natural iconic Lekiny's Cliffs located in the Loyalty Islands in Quvea Island, New Caledonia
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

Rainfall

In Ouvéa Island, in January, during 18 rainfall days, 203mm (8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Ouvéa Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 1684mm (66.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°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

The average length of the day in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, is 13.2h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Ouvéa Island are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 are the warmest months in Ouvéa Island?

Warmest months in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Ouvéa Island?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, during January, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 203mm (8") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, the average seawater temperature in January is 27°C (80.6°F). 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 many hours of daylight does Ouvéa Island have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Ouvéa Island is 13.2h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Ouvéa Island?

In January, the average sunshine is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ouvéa Island?

Months with the highest UV index are January through March, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in January in Ouvéa Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (15°C).

Average rainfall in January - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in January: 203mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (260mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (63mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (11 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (24°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.2h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

Months with most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

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

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).