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.
|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|
|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.
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 Maputo in January 2021.
|Hottest month:||January||30.6°C 87.1°F|
|Driest month:||August||15mm 0.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||24.8°C 76.6°F|
|Wettest month:||January||159mm 6.3ins|