La Retraite
Saint Lucia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
La Retraite, Saint Lucia

January, like December, in La Retraite, Saint Lucia, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average high of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout January, 113mm (4.4") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in La Retraite, there are 209 rainfall days, and 2035mm (80.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In La Retraite, Saint Lucia, the average water temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 11.4h.

Sunshine

January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in La Retraite.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in La Retraite is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in La Retraite?

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in January in La Retraite?

In La Retraite, in January, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in La Retraite?

In La Retraite, Saint Lucia, during January, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 113mm (4.4") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in La Retraite?

In January, the average sea temperature in La Retraite, Saint Lucia, is 27°C (80.6°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does La Retraite have in January?

The average length of the day in January in La Retraite is 11.4h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in La Retraite?

Months with the most sunshine in La Retraite, Saint Lucia, are January through September, November and December, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in La Retraite?

The average sunshine in January in La Retraite, Saint Lucia, is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in La Retraite?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in La Retraite is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May, June, July, August, September and October (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (22°C).

Average rainfall in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall in January: 113mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (269mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (76mm).

Average rainfall days in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11 days).

Average sea temperature in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

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

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in January - La Retraite, Saint Lucia
  • Average UV index in January: 9

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).