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Visiting Half Moon Cay, Cat Island, Bahamas in January

January is one of the best months to visit Half Moon Cay for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

January has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). January is a good month for swimming in Half Moon Cay with comfortable temperatures for most people.

Also consider visiting Half Moon Cay in one of the other best months of February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

In January, the weather at Half Moon Cay is generally mild and pleasant, with mostly sunny skies and a refreshing breeze. This makes it an ideal time for sunbathing and relaxing on the beach. Swimming and snorkeling are also popular activities, as the water remains relatively calm and clear. However, windsurfing and kitesurfing may be less ideal due to the cooler winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Half Moon Cay in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Half Moon Cay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Half Moon Cay in January?

Yes, January is a good month for swimming in Half Moon Cay with warm sea temperatures 24°C (75°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Half Moon Cay?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Half Moon Cay.

January has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 2.9cm (1.1inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a warm 24°C (75°F). January is a good month for swimming in Half Moon Cay with comfortable temperatures for most people.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Half Moon Cay warm in January?

Yes, Half Moon Cay is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 22°C (72°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Half Moon Cay in January?

The average day light hours per day in Half Moon Cay in January are 10.8. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Half Moon Cay in January

In January, the beaches at Half Moon Cay, Cat Island, Bahamas are relatively quiet, as this is considered the low season for tourism. The temperatures are cooler, and there are no major public holidays or special events that attract crowds, making it a peaceful time to visit.

Temperature in Half Moon Cay in January

The average maximum temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 22°C (72°F). The average temperature is 24°C (74°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 19°C (66°F). The minimum temperature is 20°C (69°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Half Moon Cay in January

During January the average day light hours are 10.8 per day in Half Moon Cay. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Half Moon Cay in January is typically 6.3 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Half Moon Cay in January

The average sea water temperature in Half Moon Cay in January is 23.9°C (75.0°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Half Moon Cay in January

The average total rainfall in Half Moon Cay in January is 2.9cm (1.1inches) and on average there are 11.5 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Half Moon Cay in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Half Moon Cay in January is 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Half Moon Cay in January is typically 90.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Half Moon Cay in January is typically 74.2%. The average relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 73.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Half Moon Cay in January

The average maximum wind speed in Half Moon Cay in January is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Half Moon Cay in January is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Half Moon Cay in January is from the East-Northeast.

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