Paracas
Peru
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Paracas, Peru

January, like December, in Paracas, Peru, is another warm summer month, with average temperature ranging between min 18°C (64.4°F) and max 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In Paracas, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

January, March, April, October and December are months without rainfall in Paracas.

Sea temperature

In Paracas, the average seawater temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F). Swimming in 20.3°C (68.5°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

The average length of the day is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Paracas is 6h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Paracas. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Paracas?

In Paracas, in January, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Does it rain in Paracas in January?

In Paracas, in January, it doesn't rain. In February, it rains.

What is the driest month in Paracas?

In Paracas, Peru, rain does not fall in January, March, April, October and December.

What is the sea temperature in January in Paracas?

In Paracas, in January, the average water temperature is 20.3°C (68.5°F). For most, swimming in 20.3°C (68.5°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

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

The average length of the day in January in Paracas, Peru, is 12.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Paracas have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 6h.

When is the highest UV index in Paracas?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Paracas?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Paracas, Peru, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Paracas, Peru
  • Average high temperature in January: 26°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (27°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (19°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June, July, August and September (13°C).

Average rainfall in January - Paracas, Peru
  • Average rainfall in January: 0mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are February, May, June, July, August, September and November (1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January, March, April, October and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Paracas, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and July (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Paracas, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in January: 20.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (20.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (15.4°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Paracas, Peru
  • Average daylight in January: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in January - Paracas, 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 8).