Weather in South Africa in January 2019

  • 25°C maximum daytime temperature in January in South Africa (Cape Town)25
    25°C max day temperature
  • 11 hours of sunshine per day (77% of daylight hours) in January in South Africa11
    11 hours of sunshine per day
  • 5 days with some rainfall in January in South Africa (Cape Town)5
    5 days with some rainfall
  • 15°C minimum night-time temperature in January in South Africa (Cape Town)15
    15°C min night temperature
  • 14 hours of daylight per day in January in South Africa (Cape Town)14
    14 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in January in South Africa (Cape Town)L
    Low heat & humidity
  • 32 mm monthly rainfall in January in South Africa (Cape Town)32
    32 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in South Africa (Cape Town)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 19°C sea temperature in January in South Africa (Cape Town)19
    19°C sea temperature

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Expect 25°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 11 hours of sunshine per day in South Africa in January. Check more long-term weather averages for South Africa in January before you book your next holiday to South Africa in 2019. The January weather averages shown above are for Cape Town.

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Guide to South Africa weather in January

The average maximum daytime temperature in South Africa in January is a warm 25°C (77°F) with low heat & humidity. The average night-time temperature is usually a comfortable 15°C (59°F). There are usually 11 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 77% of the 14 hours of daylight.

Expect 32mm (1.3 inches) of rainfall across the whole of January with 5 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be extreme (11+ UV index) at midday when the skies are clear.

The average sea temperature in and around South Africa in January is 19°C (66°F).

The weather in South Africa in January is represented by Cape Town.

South Africa sunrise & sunset times for January 2019

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for South Africa in January 2019. Select a month to view South Africa sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The South Africa sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Cape Town.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Tuesday, 1st January 2019 05:39 20:01
Wednesday, 2nd January 2019 05:39 20:01
Thursday, 3rd January 2019 05:40 20:01
Friday, 4th January 2019 05:41 20:01
Saturday, 5th January 2019 05:42 20:01
Sunday, 6th January 2019 05:43 20:01
Monday, 7th January 2019 05:43 20:01
Tuesday, 8th January 2019 05:44 20:01
Wednesday, 9th January 2019 05:45 20:01
Thursday, 10th January 2019 05:46 20:01
Friday, 11th January 2019 05:47 20:01
Saturday, 12th January 2019 05:48 20:01
Sunday, 13th January 2019 05:49 20:01
Monday, 14th January 2019 05:50 20:00
Tuesday, 15th January 2019 05:51 20:00
Wednesday, 16th January 2019 05:52 20:00
Thursday, 17th January 2019 05:53 20:00
Friday, 18th January 2019 05:54 19:59
Saturday, 19th January 2019 05:54 19:59
Sunday, 20th January 2019 05:55 19:59
Monday, 21st January 2019 05:56 19:58
Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 05:57 19:58
Wednesday, 23rd January 2019 05:58 19:57
Thursday, 24th January 2019 05:59 19:57
Friday, 25th January 2019 06:00 19:56
Saturday, 26th January 2019 06:01 19:56
Sunday, 27th January 2019 06:02 19:55
Monday, 28th January 2019 06:03 19:54
Tuesday, 29th January 2019 06:04 19:54
Wednesday, 30th January 2019 06:05 19:53
Thursday, 31st January 2019 06:06 19:52
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