Nassau Weather in January
Although January's weather is the year's coolest for Nassau, The Bahamas, the island city still enjoys comfortably warm temperatures. January is also Nassau's least rainy month.
This page gives detailed information on the typical January weather for Nassau.
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The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located west of Nassau on New Providence Island.
|78 °F||January average high||26 °C|
|63 °F||January average low||17 °C|
January is the coolest month for Nassau. Yet even now most afternoons warm up to 75 °degrees Fahrenheit (24 degrees Celsius). The temperature doesn't usually get above 86 °F (30 °C).
Nighttime temperatures normally remain above 60 °F (16 °C) and only rarely approach 41 °F (5 °C).
|1.9 inches||total January precipitation||47 millimetres|
|8 days||of rain|
Nassau gets less rain in January than in any other month.
|66 %||sunshine in January|
|220 hours||of sun|
The sun's rays reach the ground at Nassau during 66 percent of daylight hours on average in January, for a total of 220 hours in the month.
Daylight in January lasts an average of 10 hours and 46 minutes a day. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 10 hours and 37 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 11:00 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|78 %||January average humidity|
January humidity levels are similar to those of other winter months at Nassau.
|17.9 mph||January wind speed average||28.8 kph|
January is a little windier than most months in Nassau.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology and World Meteorological Organization. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1971-2000 normals while the sun, humidity and wind statistics are 1961-1990 normals.