January weather forecast and climate
Mahé, Seychelles

A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
A view from mount Copolia, of the scenic islands of Victoria and Eden, in Mahé, Seychelles, surrounded by clear water
January, the same as December, is another warm summer month in Mahé, Seychelles, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature remains equal as in December - a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F). In Mahé, the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 31.6°C (88.9°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Mahé is 77%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Mahé. Rain falls for 23.2 days and accumulates 220mm (8.66") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Mahé, in January, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°F).
Note: 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

January and December, with an average of 12.4h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Mahé.

Sunshine

In Mahé, the average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index in Mahé are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Mahé?

In January, in Mahé, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to 31.6°C (88.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Mahé?

In Mahé, the average relative humidity in January is 77%.

How many days does it rain in January in Mahé?

In Mahé, Seychelles, in January, it is raining for 23.2 days, with typically 220mm (8.66") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Mahé?

The month with the most rainfall in Mahé, Seychelles, is January when the rain falls for 23.2 days and typically aggregates up to 220mm (8.66") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in January in Mahé?

In Mahé, Seychelles, in January, the average water temperature is 28.4°C (83.1°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.

When are the longest days in Mahé?

Months with the longest days in Mahé, Seychelles, are January and December, with an average of 12.4h of daylight.

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

In Mahé, Seychelles, the average length of the day in January is 12.4h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Mahé?

In January, the average sunshine in Mahé, Seychelles, is 7.7h.

When is the highest UV index in Mahé?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Mahé, Seychelles.

When is the lowest UV index in Mahé?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Mahé?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Mahé, Seychelles, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (28.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (25.7°C).

Average pressure in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average pressure in January: 1011.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.4mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average wind speed in January: 18.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (28.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (12.8km/h).

Average humidity in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average humidity in January: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

Average rainfall in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall in January: 220mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (220mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (50mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average rainfall days in January: 23.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (17.3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average daylight in January: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with the shortest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.7h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average sunshine days in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average sunshine days in January: 4.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (10.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (3 days).

Average UV index in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average UV index in January: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
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 - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average cloud cover in January: 46

The month with the most cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 41).

Average visibility in January - Mahé, Seychelles
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

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