Kovalam
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kovalam, India

January, the same as December, in Kovalam, India, is a hot winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 21mm (0.8") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature in Kovalam is relatively the same as in December - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In January, in Kovalam, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kovalam, India. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 21mm (0.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kovalam, the average seawater temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°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

In Kovalam, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Kovalam, India, are January and February, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kovalam is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 11 in January interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in January in Kovalam?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Kovalam, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Kovalam in January?

In Kovalam, during January, the rain falls for 1 days and regularly aggregates up to 21mm (0.8") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Kovalam?

January is the month with the least rainfall in Kovalam, India. Rain falls for 1 days and accumulates 21mm (0.8") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in January in Kovalam?

In Kovalam, India, in January, the average water temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in January in Kovalam?

The average length of the day in January in Kovalam, India, is 11.7h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Kovalam?

Months with the most sunshine in Kovalam are January and February, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kovalam have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Kovalam, India, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kovalam?

In Kovalam, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August, September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, July, August, November and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 21mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (341mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (21mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.9°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (27°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Kovalam, India
  • Average UV index in January: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).