Weather in Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in January

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January is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches. January is a good month for swimming in Clifton Beaches with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Clifton Beaches in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in January

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 19° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 16°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in January

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches in January are 14.2 and there are 10 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 14.1 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 Clifton Beaches in January

The average sea water temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 20.1° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Clifton Beaches in January

The average total rainfall in Clifton Beaches in January is 1cm and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clifton Beaches in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clifton Beaches in January is 18° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 17° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 95.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.7% in the previous month and 95.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 80%. The average relative humidity is 78.4% in the previous month and 80.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clifton Beaches in January

The average maximum wind speed in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clifton Beaches in January is from the South.

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