Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Kuching, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 29.8°C (85.6°F) and 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

Rainfall

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22 days and accumulates 684.1mm (26.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

Months with the shortest days are January, November and December, with an average of 12h of daylight.

Sunshine

With an average of 3.5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in January transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Kuching?

January is the coldest month in Kuching, with an average high-temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.9°C (73.2°F).

What is the temperature in January in Kuching?

In January, the average high-temperature is 29.8°C (85.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.9°C (73.2°F).

How many days does it rain in January in Kuching?

In January, in Kuching, the rain falls for 22 days. Throughout January, 684.1mm (26.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Kuching?

January is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 22 days and accumulates 684.1mm (26.9") of precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Kuching?

January and February, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Kuching.

What is the water temperature in January in Kuching?

In January, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the month with the shortest days in Kuching?

Months with the shortest days in Kuching are January, November and December, with an average of 12h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Kuching have in January?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average length of the day in January is 12h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kuching?

With an average of 3.5h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Kuching, Malaysia.

How long on average sun shines in January in Kuching?

The average sunshine in January in Kuching is 3.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kuching?

Months with the highest UV index in Kuching are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Kuching?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuching, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.8°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 22.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in January: 684.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 22 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in January: 12h

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 3.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

Average UV index in January - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in January: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).