January weather forecast and climate
Livingstone, Zambia

January, like December, in Livingstone, Zambia, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature ranging between max 29.4°C (84.9°F) and min 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In Livingstone, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in December - a moderately hot 29.4°C (84.9°F). In Livingstone, in January, the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 34.3°C (93.7°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Livingstone is 73%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is January when the rain falls for 22.4 days and typically aggregates up to 125mm (4.92") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Livingstone, the average length of the day in January is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Livingstone is 9.7h.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in January interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Livingstone?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Livingstone, is 29.4°C (84.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 34.3°C (93.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Livingstone?

In January, the average relative humidity in Livingstone is 73%.

How much does it rain in Livingstone in January?

In Livingstone, in January, it is raining for 22.4 days, with typically 125mm (4.92") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Livingstone?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Livingstone. Rain falls for 22.4 days and accumulates 125mm (4.92") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Livingstone have in January?

In Livingstone, the average length of the day in January is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Livingstone have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Livingstone, Zambia, is 9.7h.

How high is the UV index in January in Livingstone?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Livingstone is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (35.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (22.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.1°C).

Average pressure in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average pressure in January: 1010mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010mbar).

Average wind speed in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in January: 8.3km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are September and October (12.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.2km/h).

Average humidity in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (24%).

Average rainfall in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in January: 125mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (125mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 22.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (22.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.1 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average daylight in January: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.7h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
Months with the least sunshine are May and June (Average sunshine: 7.7).

Average sunshine days in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 6.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (30.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (5.5 days).

Average UV index in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average UV index in January: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 39

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 39).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 2).

Average visibility in January - Livingstone, Zambia
  • Average visibility in January: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February and March (9km).