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Visiting Clifton Beaches, Cape Town, South Africa in January

January is one of the best months to visit Clifton Beaches 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 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a moderate 20°C (68°F). January is a pleasant month for swimming in Clifton Beaches though some people may prefer warmer water.

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

January is a popular time to visit Clifton Beaches due to the warm and sunny weather. The skies are mostly clear, and there is minimal rainfall. This is an ideal time for swimming, sunbathing, and beach activities such as snorkeling and surfing. The warm waters and consistent swells make it a favorite spot for surfers and bodyboarders. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Clifton Beaches in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Clifton Beaches.

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 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Clifton Beaches in January?

Yes, January is a pleasant month for swimming in Clifton Beaches with moderate sea temperatures 20°C (68°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Clifton Beaches?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Clifton Beaches.

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 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 1cm (0.4inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a moderate 20°C (68°F). January is a pleasant month for swimming in Clifton Beaches though some people may prefer warmer water.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Clifton Beaches warm in January?

Yes, Clifton Beaches is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Clifton Beaches in January?

The average day light hours per day in Clifton Beaches in January are 14.2. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Clifton Beaches in January

January is the peak of summer in Cape Town, and Clifton Beaches are quite crowded during this month. Many locals and tourists flock to the beach to enjoy the warm weather and sunshine. New Year's Day is a public holiday, which also contributes to the crowds. The beach may host events and parties during this time, making it even busier.

Temperature in Clifton Beaches in January

The average maximum temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clifton Beaches in January is 16°C (61°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (59°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Clifton Beaches in January

During January the average day light hours are 14.2 per day in Clifton Beaches. The sunshine percentage is 71% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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°C (68.2°F) 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 (0.4inches) and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in January making it a pretty 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°C (65°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) 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 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clifton Beaches in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

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

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