January weather forecast
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

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Weather in January

The New Caledonia city of Wakuarori begins the year with a blend of high humidity and rainfall, which is typical for this tropical paradise. January sees a small swing in temperatures from 26°C (78.8°F) to 27.2°C (81°F). Sunny hours, like those of a lengthy summer day, dominate the climate, while magnificent sunset views are afforded by the long daylight hours. Gales are frequent, often adding a refreshing breeze to the hot, sun-soaked beaches. Yet, despite the somewhat predictable tropical weather, the presence of a crisp and crystal-clear visibility can often leave visitors in awe of the spectacular coastal views.

Temperature

During January, Wakuarori records an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 27.2°C (81°F), marking a slight divergence from December's 26.3°C (79.3°F). In Wakuarori, January nights experience a modest descent in temperature from daily peaks, cooling down to an average of 26°C (78.8°F).

Heat index

Throughout January, the heat index is estimated at a tropical 30°C (86°F). Staying active during long-term exposure might result in a state of exhaustion and cause heat cramps.
Keep in mind the heat index values are meant for areas in shade and with light wind. Heat index values may surge by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in the presence of direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'felt air temperature', arises from combining readings of air temperature and relative moisture content. The impact of temperature is individual, as people's perception of weather may change based on their body mass, height, and physical activity. Given direct exposure to sunlight, one might experience a rise in the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are quite important for children. Children typically face more danger than adults as their sweat production is usually lower. Additionally, the bigger skin surface compared to their small size and the increased heat due to their activeness exacerbate the risk.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 77%.

Rainfall

In Wakuarori, in January, during 18.7 rainfall days, 73mm (2.87") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 190.3 rainfall days, and 750mm (29.53") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Wakuarori is 13h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:09 and sunset at 18:34. On the last day of January, in Wakuarori, sunrise is at 05:29 and sunset at 18:34 +11.

Sunshine

In Wakuarori, the average sunshine in January is 9.6h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Wakuarori, New Caledonia, are January through March and November, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, an average UV index of 7 transforms into the following instructions:
Guard against overexposure. Protection from sun-induced harm is essential. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Sun's UV radiation is at its peak. Limit your exposure to direct sunlight during these hours. On days when the sun blazes, arm yourself with sunglasses that block UVA and UVB radiation.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for Wakuarori in January?

During January, Wakuarori experiences an average high-temperature of 27.2°C (81°F) and a low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is estimated at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Wakuarori?

In Wakuarori, the average relative humidity in January is 77%.

How much does it rain in Wakuarori in January?

In January, in Wakuarori, the rain falls for 18.7 days. Throughout January, 73mm (2.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Wakuarori have in January?

In January, the average day length is 13h and 16min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Wakuarori?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:09 and sunset at 18:34. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:29 and sunset at 18:34 +11.

How many hours of sunshine does Wakuarori have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Wakuarori, New Caledonia, is 9.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Wakuarori?

The months with the highest UV index are January through March and November, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in January in Wakuarori?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Wakuarori, New Caledonia, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average temperature in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (28.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (22.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21°C).

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Average pressure in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average pressure in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average pressure in January: 1008.5mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1016.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1007.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average wind speed in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average wind speed in January: 23.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (24.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (21.7km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average humidity in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average humidity in January: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (73%).

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Average rainfall in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average rainfall in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in January: 73mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (101mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (35mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average rainfall days in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (11 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in January: 13h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The months with the least sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average sunshine days in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 9.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (11.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (7.1 days).

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Average UV index in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average UV index in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average cloud cover in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 38).

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Average visibility in January
Wakuarori, New Caledonia

Average visibility in January - Wakuarori, New Caledonia
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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

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Wakuarori, New Caledonia

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