January weather forecast
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Wooden tables and benches under the palm trees on the white sands of a popular beach in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
Wooden tables and benches under the palm trees on the white sands of a popular beach in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Weather in January

January is a hot summer month in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, with an average temperature ranging between max 30°C (86°F) and min 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Espiritu Santo, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 334mm (13.15") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 206 rainfall days, and 2888mm (113.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater in Espiritu Santo are January through April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Espiritu Santo, the average length of the day in January is 12h and 55min.
On the first day of January in Espiritu Santo, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:29 +11.

Sunshine

January, April, August through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Espiritu Santo?

January through March, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are warmest months in Espiritu Santo.

What is the temperature in January in Espiritu Santo?

In January, in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Espiritu Santo in January?

In Espiritu Santo, during January, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 334mm (13.15") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Espiritu Santo?

The months with the warmest seawater in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, are January through April, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the sea water temperature in January in Espiritu Santo?

In Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, in January, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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.

What is the average length of the day in January in Espiritu Santo?

In Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu, the average day length in January is 12h and 55min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Espiritu Santo?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:42 and sunset at 18:29 +11.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Espiritu Santo?

January, April, August through December, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Espiritu Santo.

How many hours of sunshine does Espiritu Santo have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Espiritu Santo is 7h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Espiritu Santo?

January through March, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.

What is the UV index reading in January in Espiritu Santo?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Espiritu Santo is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average temperature in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average high temperature in January: 30°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March and December (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (20°C).

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Average rainfall in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average rainfall in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average rainfall in January: 334mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (376mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (173mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average rainfall days in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average rainfall days in January: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
The months with the least rainy days are August and September (15 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average sea temperature in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average sea temperature in January: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (27°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average daylight in January: 12h and 55min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 1min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are January, April, August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7h).
The months with the least sunshine are February, March, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in January
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Average UV index in January - Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
  • Average UV index in January: 12

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 7).

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