Weather in Cape Hatteras, Cape Hatteras Island, United States in January

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January is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Cape Hatteras, and not recommended. January is a good month for swimming in Cape Hatteras with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Cape Hatteras in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Cape Hatteras in January

The average maximum temperature in Cape Hatteras in January is 12°. The average maximum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cape Hatteras in January is . The average temperature ranges is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cape Hatteras in January is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Cape Hatteras in January

The average day light hours per day in Cape Hatteras in January are 10 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Cape Hatteras in January is typically 2.9 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Cape Hatteras in January

The average sea water temperature in Cape Hatteras in January is 22.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Cape Hatteras in January

The average total rainfall in Cape Hatteras in January is 10.7cm and on average there are 11.1 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cape Hatteras in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cape Hatteras in January is which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in January is typically 88.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 87.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cape Hatteras in January is typically 73.9%. The average relative humidity is 74.8% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cape Hatteras in January

The average maximum wind speed in Cape Hatteras in January is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cape Hatteras in January is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cape Hatteras in January is from the North West.

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