Best Beaches in Southern Africa in January

PICK A MONTH FOR BEST BEACHES IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

These are the best beaches in Southern Africa in January, based on average sunshine, sea temperature, rainfall and temperature. Though many factors can come into play when choosing your beach destination, the beach weather will often be a deciding factor. Here we list the top beaches based on the average weather conditions and sea temperature.

Best Beach Destinations in Southern Africa in January

  • 26°C (78°F) Air
    20°C (69°F) Sea
    10.8 Hrs of Sun / Day
    2.2 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (78°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 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.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Western Cape. Sea temperatures are a moderate 20°C (69°F). January is a pleasant month for swimming in Western Cape though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    20°C (67°F) Sea
    11.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.9 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 11.1hrs making the days very long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.9 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.

    It is a great time for sunbathing in Cape Town. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (67°F). January is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Cape Town.

  • 27°C (80°F) Air
    21°C (69°F) Sea
    9.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    4.9 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (80°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.9 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.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Overberg District. Sea temperatures are a moderate 21°C (69°F). January is a pleasant month for swimming in Overberg District though some people may prefer warmer water.

  • 25°C (77°F) Air
    23°C (74°F) Sea
    9.9 Hrs of Sun / Day
    11.2 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (77°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.9hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1.8cm (0.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Eastern Cape. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). January is a good month for swimming in Eastern Cape with comfortable temperatures for most people.

  • 27°C (81°F) Air
    26°C (79°F) Sea
    8.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    17.0 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 17 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Durban. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Durban with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

  • 29°C (84°F) Air
    27°C (81°F) Sea
    7.1 Hrs of Sun / Day
    7.8 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (84°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 5.5cm (2.2inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Mozambique. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Mozambique with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

  • 24°C (75°F) Air
    23°C (74°F) Sea
    6.2 Hrs of Sun / Day
    0.1 Days of Rain

    January has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. January has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.1 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.

    It is a good time for sunbathing in Namib Naukluft National Park. Sea temperatures are a warm 23°C (74°F). January is a good month for swimming in Namib Naukluft National Park with comfortable temperatures for most people.

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