January weather forecast
Lalomanu, Samoa

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Weather in January

Samoa begins the year with the city of Lalomanu experiencing a typical tropical climate. January is labelled with increased rainfall, evident as the month experiences 175mm (6.89") of precipitation. Notably, the greens make for great ambience, although the increased wetness may limit outdoor activities. However, the beaches present in Lalomanu are not to be missed, indicating a beautiful time for beach lovers and keen water sport enthusiasts. Throughout the month, expect typically high humidity and robust weather conditions relative to prevailing winds.

Temperature

The arrival of January in Lalomanu marks a slight shift to an average high-temperature of a still warm 28.5°C (83.3°F) from December's 28.3°C (82.9°F). Throughout January, Lalomanu's nights experience a slight temperature dip to a still warm 27.6°C (81.7°F).

Heat index

For January, the heat index is evaluated at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Implement more safety precautions, heat cramps and heat exhaustion may happen. Persistent activity could induce heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. The heat index can potentially augment by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees due to direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'apparent temperature', binds temperature metrics with humidity values to give a sense of the actual warmth. The impact of temperature is individual, as people's perception of weather may change based on their body mass, height, and physical activity. Direct exposure to sun rays can potentially augment the heat sensation, elevating the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical for babies and toddlers. Younglings are generally more in peril than adults due to their reduced perspiration. Coupled with a larger skin surface relative to their tiny bodies and greater heat production because of their activity, they become more at risk.

Humidity

In Lalomanu, the average relative humidity in January is 76%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Lalomanu. Rain falls for 19.9 days and accumulates 175mm (6.89") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater in Lalomanu are January through May and December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: Water temperature ranging from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) is recognized as warm and pleasant by all, making water activities comfortable and delightful for long durations.

Daylight

In Lalomanu, the average length of the day in January is 12h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 19:00 +13.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 7.9h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, a daily maximum UV index of 7 leads to the following instructions:
Inhibit overexposure. Warding off sun damage is of utmost importance. Attempt to stay under shade and limit exposure to the Sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. Remember, devices such as parasols or canopies might not provide complete sun protection. Stay sun-safe with clothing that is both closely woven and worn loosely. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly amplifies the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 15, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Lalomanu during January?

In January, the average high-temperature and low-temperature are 28.5°C (83.3°F) and 27.6°C (81.7°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is evaluated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lalomanu?

The average relative humidity in January in Lalomanu, Samoa, is 76%.

What is the rainiest month in Lalomanu?

The month with the most rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 19.9 days and typically aggregates up to 175mm (6.89") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Lalomanu in January?

In Lalomanu, in January, it is raining for 19.9 days, with typically 175mm (6.89") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Lalomanu?

The months with the warmest seawater are January through May and December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the sea water temperature in January in Lalomanu?

In January, the average sea temperature in Lalomanu, Samoa, is 29°C (84.2°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Lalomanu have in January?

In January, the average day length is 12h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Lalomanu?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 18:57. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 19:00 +13.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lalomanu?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Lalomanu is 7.9h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Lalomanu, Samoa, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Lalomanu?

The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in January in Lalomanu?

In Lalomanu, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average temperature in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.5°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (26°C).

Average pressure in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average pressure in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average pressure in January: 1007.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.5mbar).

Average wind speed in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average wind speed in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average wind speed in January: 17.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (14.8km/h).

Average humidity in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average humidity in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average humidity in January: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (75%).

Average rainfall in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average rainfall in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average rainfall in January: 175mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (175mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (57mm).

Average rainfall days in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average rainfall days in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (22.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (18.7 days).

Average sea temperature in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average sea temperature in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average sea temperature in January: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and December (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average sunshine days in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average sunshine days in January: 10 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (10.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (2.7 days).

Average UV index in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average UV index in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average UV index in January: 7

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

Average cloud cover in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average cloud cover in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average cloud cover in January: 44

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).

Average visibility in January
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average visibility in January - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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

Lalomanu, Samoa

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