January weather forecast
Lome, Togo

Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo
Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo

Weather in January

January, like December, is another tropical winter month in Lome, Togo, with an average temperature varying between 25.3°C (77.5°F) and 32.1°C (89.8°F).

Temperature

In Lome, Togo, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a still hot 32.1°C (89.8°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is appraised at a blistering 40°C (104°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, metabolic differences, and clothing 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 69%, January is the least humid month.

Rainfall

In Lome, during 8.6 rainfall days, 15mm (0.59") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Lome, Togo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 236.4 days and collects up to 692mm (27.24") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°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

In Lome, the average length of the day in January is 11h and 49min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 17:51. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:04 GMT.

Sunshine

In Lome, Togo, the average sunshine in January is 8.3h.

UV index

January through June, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Lome. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays 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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in January in Lome?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 32.1°C (89.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in January is appraised at 40°C (104°F).

What is the least humid month in Lome?

With an average relative humidity of 69%, January is the least humid month in Lome, Togo.

What is the average humidity in January in Lome?

In January, the average relative humidity in Lome, Togo, is 69%.

How many days does it rain in January in Lome?

In Lome, Togo, in January, during 8.6 rainfall days, 15mm (0.59") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in January in Lome?

In Lome, the average seawater temperature in January is 27.3°C (81.1°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.

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

In January, the average day length in Lome is 11h and 49min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Lome?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:05 and sunset at 17:51. On the last day of the month, in Lome, Togo, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:04 GMT.

How long on average sun shines in January in Lome?

In January, the average sunshine duration is 8.3h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lome?

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Lome?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Lome, Togo

Average temperature in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average high temperature in January: 32.1°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (32.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 25.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (27.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in January
Lome, Togo

Average pressure in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average pressure in January: 1010.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.4mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Lome, Togo

Average wind speed in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average wind speed in January: 12.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (16.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (11.3km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Lome, Togo

Average humidity in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lome, Togo

Average rainfall in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall in January: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (138mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (14mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Lome, Togo

Average rainfall days in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (27.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (8.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Lome, Togo

Average sea temperature in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (24.3°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lome, Togo

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 11h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7h and 6min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Lome, Togo

Average sunshine days in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average sunshine days in January: 18.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (1.2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Lome, Togo

Average UV index in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average UV index in January: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in January
Lome, Togo

Average cloud cover in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average cloud cover in January: 14

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in January
Lome, Togo

Average visibility in January - Lome, Togo
  • Average visibility in January: 10km

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

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