Basse-Terre Weather in January

What's the weather like in Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe) in January 2023?

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

January is in the winter in Basse-Terre and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

Basse-Terre weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 25.7°C 78.2°F
Nightly temperature 18°C 64.4°F
Average temperature 21.9°C 71.3°F
Daily sunshine 7.5 hrs
Avg rainfall 214 mm 8.4 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 26.9°C 80.4°F
Humidity 78%
Windspeed 19.1kph 12 mph

On average January is the 4th driest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 214mm 8.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Basse-Terre

Basse-Terre average temperature in January

January rainfall

Basse-Terre average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Basse-Terre 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 Basse-Terre in January 2023.

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Basse-Terre weather stats

Basse-Terre weather statistics
Hottest month: August 28°C 82.4°F
Driest month: February 149mm 5.9ins
Sunniest month: April 8.5hrs
Coldest month: February 25.2°C 77.4°F
Wettest month: September 385mm 15.2ins
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