Bloemfontein Weather in January

What's the weather like in Bloemfontein (Free State) in January 2025?

The climate in Bloemfontein during January can be summarized as hot and a little damp.

January is in the summer in Bloemfontein and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 31°C (87°F), whilst at night 15°C (60°F) is normal.

Bloemfontein weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.8°C 87.4°F
Nightly temperature 15.3°C 59.5°F
Average temperature 23°C 73.4°F
Daily sunshine 10.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 84 mm 3.3 ins
Rainy days 11 days
Sea temperature 23.4°C 74.2°F
Humidity 54%
Windspeed 12.6kph 8 mph

On average January is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Bloemfontein with around 84mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 10.1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein average temperature in January

January rainfall

Bloemfontein average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Bloemfontein 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 Bloemfontein in January 2024.

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Bloemfontein weather stats

Bloemfontein weather statistics
Hottest month: January 30.4°C 86.7°F
Driest month: July 9mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: July 9.5hrs
Coldest month: June 16.4°C 61.5°F
Wettest month: February 97mm 3.8ins
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