Kozhikode
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kozhikode, India

January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Kozhikode, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.9°C (84°F) and 21.7°C (71.1°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F) and only 0.3 rainfall days, with 2.7mm (0.1") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Kozhikode, the average high-temperature in January is relatively the same as in December - a still warm 28.9°C (84°F). The average low-temperature, in Kozhikode, is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

Heat index

In January, the average heat index is evaluated at a hot 32.5°C (90.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 70%, January is the least humid month in Kozhikode.

Rainfall

In Kozhikode, in January, during 0.3 rainfall days, 2.7mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kozhikode, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125.9 days and collects up to 3130.2mm (123.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Kozhikode is 28.1°C (82.6°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

January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

Sunshine

January through April, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Kozhikode.

UV index

January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 10, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in January in Kozhikode?

In January, in Kozhikode, India, the average high-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F). In January, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the least humid month in Kozhikode?

With an average relative humidity of 70%, January is the least humid month in Kozhikode, India.

What is the average humidity in January in Kozhikode?

The average relative humidity in January is 70%.

How much does it rain in Kozhikode in January?

In January, in Kozhikode, India, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout January, 2.7mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Kozhikode?

In Kozhikode, in January, the average water temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°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 month with the shortest days in Kozhikode?

January and December, with an average of 11.5h of daylight, are months with the shortest days.

How many hours of daylight does Kozhikode have in January?

In January, the average length of the day in Kozhikode is 11.5h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Kozhikode?

January through April, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Kozhikode have in January?

In Kozhikode, India, the average sunshine in January is 9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Kozhikode?

Months with the lowest UV index in Kozhikode, India, are January, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kozhikode?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kozhikode is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 21.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.3°C).

Average humidity in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average humidity in January: 70%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (70%).

Average rainfall in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1230.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (1.5mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (25.4 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.3 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.8°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average daylight in January: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

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

Average UV index in January - Kozhikode, India
  • Average UV index in January: 10

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