Jos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Jos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 13.9°C (57°F) and max 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In Jos, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). The average low-temperature, is 13.9°C (57°F).

Rainfall

January is the only month when rain does not fall.

Daylight

January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

January, February, November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Jos.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in January in Jos?

In Jos, in January, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.9°C (57°F).

Does it rain in Jos in January?

In January, in Jos, Nigeria, it doesn't rain. December is the latest month when it rains.

What is the driest month in Jos?

The only month without rainfall in Jos is January.

What is the month with the shortest days in Jos?

Months with the shortest days in Jos are January and December, with an average of 11.6h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Jos have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Jos, Nigeria, is 11.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Jos?

Months with the most sunshine in Jos, Nigeria, are January, February, November and December, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Jos have in January?

In January, the average sunshine in Jos is 9h.

How high is the UV index in January in Jos?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Jos is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.9°C).

Average rainfall in January - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in January: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in January: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in January: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).