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Visiting Colombia in January

January is one of the best months to visit Colombia 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 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Colombia in one of the other best months of February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Colombia in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Colombia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Colombia in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Colombia?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in Colombia.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs. January has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Colombia warm in January?

Yes, Colombia is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Colombia in January is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Colombia in January is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Colombia in January?

The average day light hours per day in Colombia in January are 11.5. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

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Temperature in Colombia in January

The average maximum temperature in Colombia in January is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Colombia in January is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Colombia in January is 24°C (76°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Colombia in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.5 per day in Colombia. The sunshine percentage is 60.7% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.0hrs.

The ultraviolet index in Colombia in January is typically 10.9 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 Colombia in January

The average sea water temperature in Colombia in January is 27.2°C (81.0°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Colombia in January

The average total rainfall in Colombia in January is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 0.9 rainy days in January making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Colombia in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Colombia in January is 24°C (75°F) 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 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Colombia in January is typically 89%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.2% in the previous month and 87.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Colombia in January is typically 72.7%. The average relative humidity is 75.9% in the previous month and 71.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Colombia in January

The average maximum wind speed in Colombia in January is typically 23KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Colombia in January is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Colombia in January is from the South.

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