The climate in Windhoek during January can be summarized as hot and reasonably dry.
January is in the summer in Windhoek and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 30°C (87°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||30.4°C 86.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||17.3°C 63.1°F|
|Average temperature||23.8°C 74.8°F|
|Daily sunshine||9.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||73 mm 2.9 ins|
|Rainy days||13 days|
|Sea temperature||19.4°C 66.9°F|
|Windspeed||6.1kph 4 mph|
On average January is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Windhoek with around 73mm 2.9 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 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 Windhoek in January 2023.
Best places to visit in January
|Hottest month:||December||30.7°C 87.3°F|
|Driest month:||August||1mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||June||20.1°C 68.2°F|
|Wettest month:||February||85mm 3.3ins|