Lusaka Weather in January

What's the weather like in Lusaka (Lusaka) in January 2023?

The climate in Lusaka during January can be summarized as warm, humid and very wet.

January is in the summer in Lusaka and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

Lusaka weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 26.5°C 79.6°F
Nightly temperature 17.2°C 62.9°F
Average temperature 21.8°C 71.2°F
Daily sunshine 5.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 216 mm 8.5 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 26.7°C 80°F
Humidity 80%
Windspeed 5.4kph 3 mph

On average January is the wettest month of the year in Lusaka with around 216mm 8.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Lusaka

Lusaka average temperature in January

January rainfall

Lusaka average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Lusaka 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 Lusaka in January 2023.

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Lusaka weather stats

Lusaka weather statistics
Hottest month: October 30.5°C 86.9°F
Driest month: July 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: August 10.3hrs
Coldest month: July 22.8°C 73°F
Wettest month: January 216mm 8.5ins
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