January weather forecast and climate
Lima, Peru

Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru
Amazing waterfront and the Costa Verde highway line just outside Lima, Peru
January, like December, in Lima, Peru, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20.3°C (68.5°F) and an average high of 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still warm 24.8°C (76.6°F). In Lima, in January, the average low-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 78%.

Rainfall

In Lima, during January, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.12") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 22.6 rainfall days, and 18mm (0.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lima, in January, the average water temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.6°C (69.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 10.2h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lima are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Lima?

In Lima, in January, the average high-temperature is 24.8°C (76.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lima?

The average relative humidity in January is 78%.

How much does it rain in Lima in January?

In Lima, Peru, during January, the rain falls for 3.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Lima?

In Lima, the average seawater temperature in January is 20.6°C (69.1°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.6°C (69.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Lima have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Lima, Peru, is 12.7h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, the average sunshine in January is 10.2h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Lima, Peru, are January through April, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lima?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Lima is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average high temperature in January: 24.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (25.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (21.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (14.9°C).

Average pressure in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average pressure in January: 1014.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1016.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1013.8mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (13.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (10.4km/h).

Average humidity in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average humidity in January: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (75%).

Average rainfall in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall in January: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (5.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in January: 20.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (15.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average daylight in January: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

Average sunshine days in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average sunshine days in January: 25.6 days

Months with the most sunshine days are August and October (30 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (21.1 days).

Average UV index in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average UV index in January: 6

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

Average cloud cover in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average cloud cover in January: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 36).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

Average visibility in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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