Port Harcourt Weather in January

What's the weather like in Port Harcourt (Rivers) in January 2024?

The climate in Port Harcourt during January can be summarized as hot, humid and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Port Harcourt and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

Port Harcourt weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.1°C 86.1°F
Nightly temperature 19.6°C 67.2°F
Average temperature 24.8°C 76.6°F
Daily sunshine 5.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 36 mm 1.4 ins
Rainy days 3 days
Sea temperature 28.2°C 82.8°F
Humidity 77%
Windspeed 7.6kph 5 mph

On average January is the 2nd driest month of the year in Port Harcourt with around 36mm 1.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 3 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt average temperature in January

January rainfall

Port Harcourt average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Port Harcourt average rain in January

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 Port Harcourt in January 2024.

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Port Harcourt weather stats

Port Harcourt weather statistics
Hottest month: February 30.8°C 87.4°F
Driest month: December 32mm 1.3ins
Sunniest month: December 5.4hrs
Coldest month: July 26.4°C 79.5°F
Wettest month: September 382mm 15ins
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