Weather in Bahamas in January

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Visiting Bahamas in January

January is one of the best months to visit Bahamas for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.7cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (76°F). January is a good month for swimming in Bahamas with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Bahamas in one of the other best months of February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Bahamas in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Bahamas.

January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.7cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Bahamas in January?

Yes, January is a good month for swimming in Bahamas with warm sea temperatures 24°C (76°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Bahamas?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Bahamas.

January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.7cm (1.1inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 10 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (76°F). January is a good month for swimming in Bahamas with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bahamas warm in January?

Yes, Bahamas is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Bahamas in January is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bahamas in January is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Bahamas in January?

The average day light hours per day in Bahamas in January are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Bahamas in January

The average maximum temperature in Bahamas in January is 27°C (80°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bahamas in January is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bahamas in January is 19°C (66°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bahamas in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in Bahamas. The sunshine percentage is 68.2% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Bahamas in January is typically 6.2 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Bahamas in January

The average sea water temperature in Bahamas in January is 24.2°C (75.6°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Bahamas in January

The average total rainfall in Bahamas in January is 2.7cm (1.1inches) and on average there are 10 rainy days in January making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Bahamas in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bahamas in January is 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Bahamas in January is typically 91.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.4% in the previous month and 91.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bahamas in January is typically 74.3%. The average relative humidity is 76% in the previous month and 72.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bahamas in January

The average maximum wind speed in Bahamas in January is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bahamas in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bahamas in January is from the East-Northeast.

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