Funafuti
Tuvalu
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
January, the same as December, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is another tropical summer month, with average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In January, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout January, 389mm (15.3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Funafuti, there are 225 rainfall days, and 3461mm (136.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are January, April, May, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F). 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 Funafuti are January and December, with an average of 12.6h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in January is 18h.

UV index

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the warmest month in Funafuti?

January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

What is the temperature in January in Funafuti?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Funafuti, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Funafuti?

In January, in Funafuti, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout January, 389mm (15.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Funafuti?

January, April, May, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Funafuti. 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 sea water temperature in January in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average seawater temperature in January is 29.8°C (85.6°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.

When are the longest days in Funafuti?

Months with the longest days are January and December, with an average of 12.6h of daylight.

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

In Funafuti, the average length of the day in January is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Funafuti?

In January, the average sunshine is 18h.

When is the highest UV index in Funafuti?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Funafuti.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average rainfall in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in January: 389mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (231mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in January: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (17 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in January: 29.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in January: 12.6h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 18h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17).

Average UV index in January - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).