Weather in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador in January

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January is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Galapagos Islands. January is a good month for swimming in Galapagos Islands with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Galapagos Islands in the months of February, March, April, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Galapagos Islands in January

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

The average temperature in Galapagos Islands in January is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Galapagos Islands in January is 24°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Galapagos Islands in January

The average day light hours per day in Galapagos Islands in January are 12.2 and there are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Galapagos Islands in January is typically 14.2 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 Galapagos Islands in January

The average sea water temperature in Galapagos Islands in January is 23.3° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Galapagos Islands in January

The average total rainfall in Galapagos Islands in January is 0.5cm and on average there are 6.8 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Galapagos Islands in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Galapagos Islands in January is 23° 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 21° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Galapagos Islands in January is typically 84.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 80% in the previous month and 87.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Galapagos Islands in January is typically 73.8%. The average relative humidity is 70% in the previous month and 78.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Galapagos Islands in January

The average maximum wind speed in Galapagos Islands in January is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Galapagos Islands in January is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Galapagos Islands in January is from the West-Northwest.

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