Mahabalipuram
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Mahabalipuram, India

January, like December, in Mahabalipuram, India, is a moderately hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 19.8°C (67.6°F) and an average high of 28.9°C (84°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27°C (80.6°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 20mm (0.8") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still moderately hot 28.9°C (84°F). In January, in Mahabalipuram, India, the average low-temperature is 19.8°C (67.6°F).

Rainfall

In Mahabalipuram, in January, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 20mm (0.8") of accumulated precipitation. In Mahabalipuram, India, during the entire year, the rain falls for 73 days and collects up to 1219mm (48") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Mahabalipuram.
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 Mahabalipuram, the average length of the day in January is 11.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 10. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. 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 Mahabalipuram?

In January, in Mahabalipuram, India, the average high-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.8°C (67.6°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Mahabalipuram?

In Mahabalipuram, in January, it is raining for 2 days, with typically 20mm (0.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Mahabalipuram?

January, February and December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Mahabalipuram, India.

What is the water temperature in January in Mahabalipuram?

In Mahabalipuram, India, the average seawater temperature in January is 27°C (80.6°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.

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

The average length of the day in January in Mahabalipuram, India, is 11.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Mahabalipuram?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Mahabalipuram have in January?

The average sunshine in January is 9h.

What is the UV index reading in January in Mahabalipuram?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Mahabalipuram, India, is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in January - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average high temperature in January: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (37.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 19.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average rainfall in January: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (313mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (4mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average rainfall days in January: 2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (15 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and March (1 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Mahabalipuram, India
  • Average sea temperature in January: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May and June (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (27°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

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

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).