Maputo Weather in January

What's the weather like in Maputo, Mozambique in January 2020?

The climate in Maputo during January can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

January is in the summer in Maputo and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

Maputo weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.9°C 87.5°F
Nightly temperature 22.4°C 72.2°F
Average temperature 26.6°C 79.9°F
Daily sunshine 8.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 159 mm 6.3 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 26.9°C 80.5°F
Humidity 74%
Windspeed 9.4kph 6 mph

On average January is the wettest month of the year in Maputo with around 159mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Maputo

January rainfall

January hourly sunshine

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 January 2020.

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Maputo weather stats

Maputo weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.6°C 87.1°F
Driest month: August 15mm 0.6ins
Sunniest month: June 8.9hrs
Coldest month: July 24.8°C 76.6°F
Wettest month: January 159mm 6.3ins
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