Weather in Malindi, Kenya in January

So you're interested in going to Malindi, Kenya in January

January is a hot and extremely dry time for sunbathing in Malindi. January is an excellent month for swimming in Malindi with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Malindi in the months of January, February, April, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Malindi in January

The average maximum temperature in Malindi in January is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Malindi in January is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Malindi in January

The average day light hours per day in Malindi in January are 12.3 and there are 6.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Malindi in January is typically 14.3 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 Malindi in January

The average sea water temperature in Malindi in January is 28.1° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Malindi in January

The average total rainfall in Malindi in January is 0.4cm and on average there are 1.9 rainy days in January making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malindi in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malindi in January is 24° 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 Malindi in January is typically 88.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 91% in the previous month and 88.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malindi in January is typically 74.7%. The average relative humidity is 77.6% in the previous month and 74.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malindi in January

The average maximum wind speed in Malindi in January is typically 32kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malindi in January is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

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

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