January weather forecast
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Weather in January

January, like December, in Arawa, Papua New Guinea, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average high of 27.1°C (80.8°F).

Temperature

In Arawa, the average high-temperature in January is essentially the same as in December - a still warm 27.1°C (80.8°F). In Arawa, the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are the least humid months in Arawa.

Rainfall

In Arawa, it is raining for 29.4 days, with typically 385mm (15.16") of accumulated precipitation. In Arawa, during the entire year, the rain falls for 352.6 days and collects up to 5043mm (198.54") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Arawa is 12h and 26min.
On the first day of January in Arawa, Papua New Guinea, sunrise is at 05:26 and sunset at 17:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:02 +10.

Sunshine

In Arawa, the average sunshine in January is 5.6h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Arawa are January, February, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Arawa?

In Arawa, Papua New Guinea, in January, the average high-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F). in January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What are the least humid months in Arawa?

The months with the lowest humidity in Arawa are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in January in Arawa?

The average relative humidity in January in Arawa, Papua New Guinea, is 88%.

How much does it rain in Arawa in January?

In Arawa, in January, during 29.4 rainfall days, 385mm (15.16") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in January in Arawa?

In Arawa, Papua New Guinea, the average day length in January is 12h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Arawa?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:26 and sunset at 17:55. On the last day of the month, in Arawa, Papua New Guinea, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:02 +10.

How many hours of sunshine does Arawa have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January is 5.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Arawa?

The months with the highest UV index in Arawa, Papua New Guinea, are January, February, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in January in Arawa?

In Arawa, Papua New Guinea, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in January: 27.1°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are November and December (27.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in January: 1007.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1009.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in January: 5.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in January: 88%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (92%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (88%).

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Average rainfall in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in January: 385mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (511mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (281mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in January: 29.4 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (30.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (26.8 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 26min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in January: 1.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0 days).

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Average UV index in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in January: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in January: 68

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 66).

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Average visibility in January
Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in January - Arawa, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

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

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