Calabar
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Calabar, Nigeria

January, like December, in Calabar, Nigeria, is a moderately hot winter month, with average temperature ranging between max 28°C (82.4°F) and min 27°C (80.6°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 41mm (1.6") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature remains equal as in December - a still warm 28°C (82.4°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is January when the rain falls for 3 days and typically collects 41mm (1.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Calabar, Nigeria, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Calabar is 5h.

UV index

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Calabar?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Calabar, Nigeria, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How much does it rain in Calabar in January?

In Calabar, Nigeria, in January, during 3 rainfall days, 41mm (1.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Calabar?

The month with the least rainfall in Calabar is January when the rain falls for 3 days and typically collects 41mm (1.6") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Calabar?

In Calabar, in January, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Calabar have in January?

The average length of the day in January in Calabar, Nigeria, is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Calabar have in January?

In January, the average sunshine is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Calabar?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Calabar, Nigeria.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Calabar?

In Calabar, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in January: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 27°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (28°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (24°C).

Average rainfall in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in January: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (445mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (41mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 3 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.8°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.9°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in January: 11.9h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 5h

The month with most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in January - Calabar, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).