January weather forecast
Nassau, The Bahamas

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Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea

Weather in January

The year in Nassau, The Bahamas, commences with mild weather in January. The stability in temperature presents a pleasing scenario for tourists. However, the arrival of fresh year comes with a fair share of rainfall; January sees an average of 47mm (1.85") of rainfall. Despite this, the first month of the year is not among the most saturated months of the year. The comfort of January weather in Nassau makes it an enjoyable time to visit.

Temperature

In Nassau, the month of January is known for its lowest average temperatures, reaching a high of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and a low of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January, when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: Swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) waters may not appeal to those sensitive to cold. Yet, the presence of sunshine, the strength of the wind, and the air temperature can alter this experience. Some might even opt for a wetsuit for added comfort.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Nassau is 10h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 17:31. On the last day of January, in Nassau, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 17:53 EST.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 7.1h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Nassau is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: During January, 6 as the daily maximum UV index converts into the following advice:
Guard oneself from overexposure. Defence against sun injury is vital. Limit your direct sun exposure, especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is strongest. Shade structures might not provide complete sun protection. To best shield against UV radiation, choose sun-safe garments and dependable sunglasses. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly amplifies the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Jan 30, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | Resources

Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Nassau?

Nassau's temperature records reveal January as the coldest month, marked by average highs of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and lows of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

What is the usual temperature for Nassau in January?

In January, the average high-temperature and low-temperature in Nassau are 25.6°C (78.1°F) and 17.1°C (62.8°F) respectively.

What is the driest month in Nassau?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Nassau. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Nassau in January?

In Nassau, during January, the rain falls for 8 days and regularly aggregates up to 47mm (1.85") of precipitation.

What is the sea temperature in January in Nassau?

In Nassau, The Bahamas, in January, the average water temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Nassau have in January?

In January, the average day length in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 10h and 47min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Nassau?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 17:31. On the last day of the month, in Nassau, sunrise is at 06:52 and sunset at 17:53 EST.

How long on average sun shines in January in Nassau?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Nassau, The Bahamas, is 7.1h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Nassau?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Nassau is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average temperature in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 17.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (24.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average rainfall in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in January: 47.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (235.5mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (47.2mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average rainfall days in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (19 days).
The months with the least rainy days are February and April (6 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average sea temperature in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in January: 23.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (30°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

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Average UV index in January
Nassau, The Bahamas

Average UV index in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in January: 6

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 11).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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