Weather in Queensland, Australia in January

So you're interested in going to Queensland, Australia in January

January is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Queensland. January is an excellent month for swimming in Queensland with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Queensland in the months of September, October, November, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Queensland in January

The average maximum temperature in Queensland in January is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Queensland in January is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Queensland in January is 23°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Queensland in January

The average day light hours per day in Queensland in January are 13.4 and there are 6.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Queensland in January is typically 15.3 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 Queensland in January

The average sea water temperature in Queensland in January is 27.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Queensland in January

The average total rainfall in Queensland in January is 98.3cm and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Queensland in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Queensland in January is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Queensland in January is typically 91.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.6% in the previous month and 92.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Queensland in January is typically 76.4%. The average relative humidity is 73% in the previous month and 77.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Queensland in January

The average maximum wind speed in Queensland in January is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Queensland in January is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Queensland in January is from the East-Southeast.

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