Lusaka
Zambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Lusaka, Zambia

Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
January, like December, in Lusaka, Zambia, is a moderately hot summer month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 18.3°C (64.9°F) and an average high of 25.6°C (78.1°F).

Temperature

In Lusaka, Zambia, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still moderately hot 25.6°C (78.1°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity in Lusaka, Zambia, is 85%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall in Lusaka, Zambia. Rain falls for 27.1 days and accumulates 176mm (6.93") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Lusaka, the average length of the day is 12.9h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Lusaka is 8.4h.

UV index

January, April through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Lusaka. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the temperature in January in Lusaka?

In January, the average high-temperature is 25.6°C (78.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Lusaka?

In January, the average relative humidity is 85%.

How much does it rain in Lusaka in January?

In Lusaka, in January, during 27.1 rainfall days, 176mm (6.93") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Lusaka?

January is the month with the most rainfall in Lusaka, Zambia. Rain falls for 27.1 days and accumulates 176mm (6.93") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Lusaka have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 12.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lusaka have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Lusaka, Zambia, is 8.4h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lusaka?

January, April through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Lusaka.

What is the UV index reading in January in Lusaka?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Lusaka, Zambia, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in January: 25.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (10.5°C).

Average humidity in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average humidity in January: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (35%).

Average rainfall in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in January: 176mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (176mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 27.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (27.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (0.4 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in January: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8.4h

The month with most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

Average UV index in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average UV index in January: 5

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).