Weather in Sakalava Bay, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar in January

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Visiting Sakalava Bay, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 36.7cm (14.4inches) making it rainy with a chance of occasional heavy tropical showers. There are 27.8 days with some rainfall so there are very few dry days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sakalava Bay. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Sakalava Bay in the months of May, August, September, October, for the best beach weather.

In January, Sakalava Bay experiences warm and humid weather with occasional rain showers. This is the peak of the cyclone season, so be prepared for potential storms. Swimming and sunbathing may be enjoyable on sunny days, but be cautious of the weather conditions. Snorkeling, diving, and surfing might be affected by the rain and wind, while windsurfing and kitesurfing are popular due to strong winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Sakalava Bay in January?

Yes, January is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sakalava Bay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 36.7cm (14.4inches) making it rainy with a chance of occasional heavy tropical showers. There are 27.8 days with some rainfall so there are very few dry days to enjoy the beach.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Sakalava Bay in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (84°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Sakalava Bay?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Sakalava Bay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 36.7cm (14.4inches) making it rainy with a chance of occasional heavy tropical showers. There are 27.8 days with some rainfall so there are very few dry days to enjoy the beach. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Sakalava Bay. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sakalava Bay warm in January?

Yes, Sakalava Bay is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Sakalava Bay in January is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

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

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Sakalava Bay in January?

The average day light hours per day in Sakalava Bay in January are 12.8. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Sakalava Bay in January

January is the peak season for tourism in Madagascar, and Sakalava Bay experiences a significant influx of visitors. The beach gets quite crowded during this month, as people flock to enjoy the sun and surf. There are no specific public holidays or special events in January, but the overall high tourist season contributes to the crowdedness.

Temperature in Sakalava Bay in January

The average maximum temperature in Sakalava Bay in January is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

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

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

Sunshine in Sakalava Bay in January

During January the average day light hours are 12.8 per day in Sakalava Bay. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Sakalava Bay in January is typically 15.4 during January. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Sakalava Bay in January

The average sea water temperature in Sakalava Bay in January is 28.7°C (83.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Sakalava Bay in January

The average total rainfall in Sakalava Bay in January is 36.7cm (14.4inches) and on average there are 27.8 rainy days in January making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sakalava Bay in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sakalava Bay in January is 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sakalava Bay in January is typically 90.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.6% in the previous month and 91.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sakalava Bay in January is typically 77.3%. The average relative humidity is 71.3% in the previous month and 82.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sakalava Bay in January

The average maximum wind speed in Sakalava Bay in January is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sakalava Bay in January is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sakalava Bay in January is from the West.

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