Pontianak Weather in January

What's the weather like in Pontianak (West Kalimantan) in January 2023?

The climate in Pontianak during January can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.

January is in the summer in Pontianak and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

Pontianak weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31°C 87.8°F
Nightly temperature 22.2°C 72°F
Average temperature 26.6°C 79.9°F
Daily sunshine 6.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 273 mm 10.7 ins
Rainy days 17 days
Sea temperature 28.5°C 83.3°F
Humidity 86%
Windspeed 6.8kph 4 mph

On average January is the 5th wettest month of the year in Pontianak with around 273mm 10.7 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Pontianak

Pontianak average temperature in January

January rainfall

Pontianak average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Pontianak 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 Pontianak in January 2023.

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Pontianak weather stats

Pontianak weather statistics
Hottest month: May 32°C 89.6°F
Driest month: August 181mm 7.1ins
Sunniest month: June 8.2hrs
Coldest month: January 30.8°C 87.4°F
Wettest month: November 377mm 14.8ins
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