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Visiting India in January

January is one of the best months to visit India 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 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 80.2% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.1hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.8 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. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in India with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in India in January?

Yes, January is a perfect time for sunbathing in India.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 80.2% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.1hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.8 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.

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Can you swim in India in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in India with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

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Is January a good time to holiday in India?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in India.

January has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 80.2% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.1hrs making the days long and bright. January has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 0.8 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. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in India with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is India warm in January?

Yes, India is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in India in January is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in India in January is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is India in January?

The average day light hours per day in India in January are 11.4. The sunshine percentage is 80.2% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.1hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in India in January

The average maximum temperature in India in January is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in India in January is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (80°F) in the previous month and 27°C (81°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in India in January is 22°C (72°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in India in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.4 per day in India. The sunshine percentage is 80.2% making it very sunny and pleasant with blue skies most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.1hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in India in January is typically 10.2 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 India in January

The average sea water temperature in India in January is 27.3°C (81.1°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in India in January

The average total rainfall in India in January is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 0.8 rainy days in January making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in India in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in India in January is 20°C (68°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 21°C (69°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in India in January is typically 75.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 74.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in India in January is typically 58.3%. The average relative humidity is 60.8% in the previous month and 57.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in India in January

The average maximum wind speed in India in January is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in India in January is typically 7KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 7KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in India in January is from the North West.

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