Weather in French Polynesia in January

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

Temperature in French Polynesia in January

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

The average temperature in French Polynesia in January is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in French Polynesia in January

The average day light hours per day in French Polynesia in January are 13.1 and there are 5.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in French Polynesia in January is typically 15.7 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 French Polynesia in January

The average sea water temperature in French Polynesia in January is 27.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in French Polynesia in January

The average total rainfall in French Polynesia in January is 3.9cm and on average there are 16.1 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in French Polynesia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in French Polynesia 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 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in French Polynesia in January is typically 86.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 86.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in French Polynesia in January is typically 74.3%. The average relative humidity is 74.3% in the previous month and 75.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in French Polynesia in January

The average maximum wind speed in French Polynesia in January is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in French Polynesia in January is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in French Polynesia in January is from the East.

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