Weather in Barbados in January

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

Temperature in Barbados in January

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

The average temperature in Barbados in January is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Barbados in January is 24°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Barbados in January

The average day light hours per day in Barbados in January are 11.4 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Barbados in January is typically 9.9 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 Barbados in January

The average sea water temperature in Barbados in January is 27.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Barbados in January

The average total rainfall in Barbados in January is 6.7cm and on average there are 18.5 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Barbados in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Barbados 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 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Barbados in January is typically 89.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.9% in the previous month and 88.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Barbados in January is typically 76.8%. The average relative humidity is 77.8% in the previous month and 75.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Barbados in January

The average maximum wind speed in Barbados in January is typically 36kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 35kmh in the previous month and 37kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Barbados in January is typically 25kmh. The average wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Barbados in January is from the East.

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