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Visiting Kotu, Gambia in January

January has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a great time for sunbathing in Kotu. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Can you sunbathe in Kotu in January?

Yes, January is a great time for sunbathing in Kotu.

January has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Kotu in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

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Is January a good time to holiday in Kotu?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in Kotu.

January has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a great time for sunbathing in Kotu. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Kotu warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Kotu in January is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kotu in January is 25°C (76°F). The average temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Kotu in January?

The average day light hours per day in Kotu in January are 11.4. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Kotu in January

The average maximum temperature in Kotu in January is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F) in the previous month and 33°C (92°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Kotu in January is 25°C (76°F). The average temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kotu in January is 18°C (64°F). The minimum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Kotu in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.4 per day in Kotu. The sunshine percentage is 73% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Kotu in January is typically 9.7 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Kotu in January

The average sea water temperature in Kotu in January is 27.7°C (81.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kotu in January

The average total rainfall in Kotu in January is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 0.3 rainy days in January making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kotu in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kotu in January is 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kotu in January is typically 76.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 84% in the previous month and 75.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kotu in January is typically 48.3%. The average relative humidity is 55.7% in the previous month and 49.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kotu in January

The average maximum wind speed in Kotu in January is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 27KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kotu in January is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kotu in January is from the North-Northeast.

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