Weather in Sunset Beach, Cape Town, South Africa in January

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

Temperature in Sunset Beach in January

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 22°. The average temperature ranges is 21° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sunset Beach in January is 17°. The minimum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sunset Beach in January

The average day light hours per day in Sunset Beach in January are 14.1 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 Sunset Beach 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 Sunset Beach in January

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

Rainfall in Sunset Beach in January

The average total rainfall in Sunset Beach in January is 1.7cm and on average there are 4.9 rainy days in January making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sunset Beach in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sunset Beach in January is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 16° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sunset Beach in January is typically 87.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.7% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sunset Beach in January is typically 67.5%. The average relative humidity is 65.6% in the previous month and 69.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sunset Beach in January

The average maximum wind speed in Sunset Beach in January is typically 37kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 38kmh in the previous month and 36kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sunset Beach in January is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sunset Beach in January is from the South-Southwest.

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