Weather in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands in January

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

Temperature in St Thomas in January

The average maximum temperature in St Thomas in January is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in St Thomas in January is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in St Thomas in January is 23°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in St Thomas in January

The average day light hours per day in St Thomas in January are 11.1 and there are 5.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in St Thomas in January is typically 8.1 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 St Thomas in January

The average sea water temperature in St Thomas in January is 26.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in St Thomas in January

The average total rainfall in St Thomas in January is 7.2cm and on average there are 18.3 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in St Thomas in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in St Thomas in January is 22° 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 21° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in St Thomas in January is typically 85.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.8% in the previous month and 83.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in St Thomas in January is typically 73.5%. The average relative humidity is 74% in the previous month and 71.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in St Thomas in January

The average maximum wind speed in St Thomas in January is typically 31kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 31kmh in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in St Thomas in January is from the East.

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