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 typical January temperature, rain, sun humidity and wind for Nassau.

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.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

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).

Rainy Weather iconRain

1.9 in total precipitation 47 mm
8 days of rain

Nassau gets less rain in January than in any other month.

Sunny Weather iconSun

66 % sunshine
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.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

78 % January average humidity

January humidity levels are similar to those of other winter months at Nassau.

Windy Weather iconWind

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.

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