Basking in the first month of the year, Port Vila
witnesses a tropical, humid weather. Typical characteristics include sunny mornings, making it a haven for beach-side activities. However, expect sudden afternoon showers. On average, the city experiences 257mm of rainfall across 12 days in January
. Prospective visitors are advised to monitor weather updates and pack accordingly.
With the arrival of January, an average high temperature of a still warm 28°C is noted, consistent with that of December
. Throughout January, Port Vila observes a steady low-temperature average of 23°C, reflecting a minor dip from daytime highs.
For January, the heat index is calculated to be a tropical 33°C. Incorporate additional safety actions, heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Long-term activity may induce heatstroke.
In terms of the heat index, values are set with light wind and shade conditions in mind. Direct sunlight has the potential to heighten heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'apparent temperature', quantifies the warmth felt when relative humidity is considered. One's perception of weather can be shaped by other factors, involving metabolic differences, pregnancy, and physical exertion. By being directly under the sun, it's possible for the felt temperature to increase by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly meaningful for babies and toddlers. Young individuals are generally in more danger than adults due to their lower capacity to sweat. Moreover, their large skin surface in relation to their small bodies and the increased heat generation from their activities makes them more vulnerable.
In Port Vila, the average relative humidity in January is 87%.
In Port Vila, during January, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 257mm of precipitation. In Port Vila, Vanuatu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 112 days and collects up to 2405mm of precipitation.
In Port Vila, the average length of the day in January is 13h and 4min.
On the first day of January in Port Vila, sunrise is at 05:14 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:33 and sunset at 18:26 +11.