January weather forecast
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

Weather in January

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

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be 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. 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', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

In January, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

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

Sea temperature

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

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 7.7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Mahé are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. 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 health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Mahé?

In Mahé, in January, 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. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 31.6°C (88.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Mahé?

The average relative humidity in January is 77%.

What is the wettest month in Mahé?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Mahé?

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

What is the sea water temperature in January in Mahé?

In January, the average sea temperature in Mahé is 28.4°C (83.1°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

When are the longest days in Mahé?

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

How many hours of daylight does Mahé have in January?

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

How long on average sun shines in January in Mahé?

The average sunshine in January in Mahé is 7.7h.

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

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

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.

How high is the UV index in January in Mahé?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Mahé is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average pressure in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average wind speed in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average humidity in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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%).

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Average rainfall in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average rainfall days in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average sea temperature in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average sunshine days in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average UV index in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average cloud cover in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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Average visibility in January
Mahé, Seychelles

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).

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