Weather in Maldives in January

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

Temperature in Maldives in January

The average maximum temperature in Maldives in January is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Maldives in January is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maldives in January is 27°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maldives in January

The average day light hours per day in Maldives in January are 11.9 and there are 8.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Maldives in January is typically 12.5 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 Maldives in January

The average sea water temperature in Maldives in January is 27.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Maldives in January

The average total rainfall in Maldives in January is 0.3cm and on average there are 6.2 rainy days in January making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maldives in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maldives in January is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maldives in January is typically 86%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.5% in the previous month and 85.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maldives in January is typically 77%. The average relative humidity is 79.8% in the previous month and 75.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maldives in January

The average maximum wind speed in Maldives in January is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maldives in January is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Maldives in January is from the East-Northeast.

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