January weather forecast
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

Weather in January

January, like December, in Lusaka, Zambia, is a moderately hot summer month, with an average temperature varying between 25.6°C (78.1°F) and 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

In January, the average relative humidity is 85%.

Rainfall

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

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Lusaka is 12h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 18:43 CAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are January, April through July, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in January in Lusaka?

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

What is the rainiest month in Lusaka?

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

How many days does it rain in January in Lusaka?

In January, in Lusaka, the rain falls for 27.1 days. Throughout January, 176mm (6.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Lusaka have in January?

In Lusaka, the average day length in January is 12h and 55min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Lusaka?

On the first day of January, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:56 and sunset at 18:43 CAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Lusaka have in January?

The average sunshine duration in January in Lusaka is 8.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in January in Lusaka?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Lusaka is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Lusaka, Zambia

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).

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Average pressure in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average pressure in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average pressure in January: 1010.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1020.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average wind speed in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in January: 7.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is September (13.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and February (7.8km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Lusaka, Zambia

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%).

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Average rainfall in January
Lusaka, Zambia

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

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

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Average rainfall days in January
Lusaka, Zambia

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 least rainy days is September (0.4 days).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • 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: 8.4h

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

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Average sunshine days in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average sunshine days in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 2.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (2 days).

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Average UV index in January
Lusaka, Zambia

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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, April, May, June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average cloud cover in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 54

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 54).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 4).

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Average visibility in January
Lusaka, Zambia

Average visibility in January - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

The months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is February (7km).

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