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Visiting Knysna, South Africa in January

January is one of the best months to visit Knysna 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 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). January is a good month for swimming in Knysna with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Knysna in January?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Knysna in January?

Yes, January is a good month for swimming in Knysna with warm sea temperatures 22°C (72°F).

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Is January a good time to holiday in Knysna?

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

January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 22°C (72°F). January is a good month for swimming in Knysna with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Knysna warm in January?

Yes, Knysna is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in January is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Knysna in January?

The average day light hours per day in Knysna in January are 14.2. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

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Temperature in Knysna in January

The average maximum temperature in Knysna in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Knysna in January is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Knysna in January is 16°C (61°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Knysna in January

During January the average day light hours are 14.2 per day in Knysna. The sunshine percentage is 74% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.5hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Knysna in January is typically 14.1 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 Knysna in January

The average sea water temperature in Knysna in January is 22°C (71.6°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Knysna in January

The average total rainfall in Knysna in January is 1cm (0.4inches) and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Knysna in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Knysna in January is 18°C (65°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Knysna in January is typically 95.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.7% in the previous month and 95.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Knysna in January is typically 80%. The average relative humidity is 78.4% in the previous month and 80.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Knysna in January

The average maximum wind speed in Knysna in January is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Knysna in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Knysna in January is from the South.

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