The climate in Nouakchott during January can be summarized as warm and very dry.
January is in the winter in Nouakchott and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||28.4°C 83°F|
|Nightly temperature||15.7°C 60.2°F|
|Average temperature||22°C 71.6°F|
|Daily sunshine||8 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||1 mm 0 ins|
|Rainy days||1 days|
|Sea temperature||20.2°C 68.4°F|
|Windspeed||11.5kph 7 mph|
On average January is the 3rd driest month of the year in Nouakchott with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Nouakchott in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||September||35.3°C 95.5°F|
|Driest month:||May||0mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||28°C 82.4°F|
|Wettest month:||August||44mm 1.7ins|