January weather forecast
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, with an average temperature fluctuating between 27°C (80.6°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In Cantagalo, in January, the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in January is evaluated at a hot 32°C (89.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January is 77%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 27.1 days. Throughout January, 130mm (5.12") of precipitation is accumulated. In Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, during the entire year, the rain falls for 241.7 days and collects up to 1287mm (50.67") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in January in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 12h and 7min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of January, in Cantagalo, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 17:49 GMT.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Cantagalo. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Cantagalo?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in January is evaluated at 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Cantagalo?

The average relative humidity in January in Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in January in Cantagalo?

In Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, during January, the rain falls for 27.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 130mm (5.12") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Cantagalo have in January?

The average day length in January in Cantagalo is 12h and 7min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Cantagalo?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 17:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 17:49 GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Cantagalo have in January?

In Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe, the average sunshine duration in January is 8.3h.

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

January through May, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Cantagalo?

In Cantagalo, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average temperature in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (23°C).

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Average pressure in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average pressure in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average pressure in January: 1010.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average wind speed in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (10.8km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average humidity in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average humidity in January: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August, September and October (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (76%).

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Average rainfall in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average rainfall in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average rainfall in January: 130mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (224mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average rainfall days in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average rainfall days in January: 27.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (28.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (7.3 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 7min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 8min).
The months with the shortest days are February and November (Average daylight: 12h and 7min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average sunshine days in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average sunshine days in January: 3.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (16.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (1.5 days).

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Average UV index in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average UV index in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average UV index in January: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average cloud cover in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average cloud cover in January: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 65).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe

Average visibility in January - Cantagalo, São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are October and November (9km).

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