Nassau
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Nassau, The Bahamas

Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in summer, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in summer, located in Nassau, the Bahamas, in the middle of the Caribbean Sea
January, like December, in Nassau, The Bahamas, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.1°C (62.8°F) and 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 47.2mm (1.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Daylight

In Nassau, The Bahamas, the average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Nassau is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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.

What is the coldest month in Nassau?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 25.6°C (78.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.1°C (62.8°F).

What is the temperature in January in Nassau?

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

How much does it rain in Nassau in January?

In Nassau, in January, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 47.2mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Nassau?

The month with the least rainfall in Nassau is January when the rain falls for 8 days and typically collects 47.2mm (1.9") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Nassau?

In January, the average sea temperature in Nassau is 23.4°C (74.1°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 23.4°C (74.1°F) water may be enjoyable.

How many hours of daylight does Nassau have in January?

The average length of the day in January is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Nassau?

In January, the average sunshine is 7.1h.

How high is the UV index in January in Nassau?

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

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 lowest rainfall) is January (47.2mm).

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).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (6 days).

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).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Nassau, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7.1h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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

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).