Weather in Wollongong, Australia in January

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

January is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Wollongong. January is a good month for swimming in Wollongong with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Wollongong in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Wollongong in January

The average maximum temperature in Wollongong in January is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Wollongong in January is 23°. The average temperature ranges is 22° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Wollongong in January is 20°. The minimum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Wollongong in January

The average day light hours per day in Wollongong in January are 14.2 and there are 10.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Wollongong in January is typically 13.7 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 Wollongong in January

The average sea water temperature in Wollongong in January is 23° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Wollongong in January

The average total rainfall in Wollongong in January is 6.1cm and on average there are 13.3 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Wollongong in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Wollongong in January is 20° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Wollongong in January is typically 88.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.9% in the previous month and 89.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Wollongong in January is typically 69.5%. The average relative humidity is 67.1% in the previous month and 72.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Wollongong in January

The average maximum wind speed in Wollongong in January is typically 38kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 39kmh in the previous month and 36kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Wollongong in January is typically 21kmh. The average wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

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

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