Lima
Peru
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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, the same as December, is a moderately hot summer month in Lima, Peru, with average temperature ranging between min 19.1°C (66.4°F) and max 25.8°C (78.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still moderately hot 25.8°C (78.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Lima, is 19.1°C (66.4°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 81.6%.

Rainfall

In January, in Lima, Peru, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 0.9mm (0") of precipitation is accumulated. In Lima, during the entire year, the rain falls for 13 days and collects up to 13mm (0.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 20.6°C (69.1°F). Swimming in 20.6°C (69.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 5.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lima are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in January interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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, Peru, in January, the average high-temperature is 25.8°C (78.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.1°C (66.4°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lima?

The average relative humidity in January in Lima is 81.6%.

How many days does it rain in January in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, during January, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.9mm (0") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Lima?

In January, the average sea temperature in Lima 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).

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

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, the average sunshine in January is 5.8h.

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

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lima.

How high is the UV index in January in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (18.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (19.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are August and September (14.6°C).

Average humidity in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average humidity in January: 81.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (85.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (81.5%).

Average rainfall in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (5.4mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and November (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (1 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 shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5.8h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 0.9h).

Average UV index in January - Lima, Peru
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).