January weather forecast
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond
The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond

Weather in January

January, like December, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 63mm (2.48") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 200 rainfall days, and 1000mm (39.37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

In January, the average length of the day is 11h and 11min.
On the first day of January in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 18:06 AST.

Sunshine

January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Philipsburg.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Philipsburg is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in January interpret into the following advice:
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. 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 are the coldest months in Philipsburg?

The coldest months are January through March and December, with an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in January, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, in January, during 17 rainfall days, 63mm (2.48") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Philipsburg?

January through April, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How warm is the water in January in Philipsburg?

In January, the average sea temperature in Philipsburg is 26°C (78.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Philipsburg have in January?

In January, the average day length in Philipsburg is 11h and 11min.

When are sunrise and sunset in January in Philipsburg?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 17:47. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:45 and sunset at 18:06 AST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Philipsburg?

January, February, May through July, September through December, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, the average sunshine duration in January is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Philipsburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Philipsburg is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average temperature in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in January: 29°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (23°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in January: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall days in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in January: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (12 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average sea temperature in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in January: 26°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).

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Average UV index in January
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average UV index in January - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average UV index in January: 8

The 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 7).

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