January weather forecast
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The outstanding Fort Lauderdale in Florida

Weather in January

January, like December, is another pleasant winter month in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with temperature in the range of an average low of 64.2°F (17.9°C) and an average high of 73°F (22.8°C).

Temperature

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in January in Fort Lauderdale is 73%.

Rainfall

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 8.5 days and accumulates 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 74.3°F (23.5°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Fort Lauderdale.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 74.3°F (23.5°C).

Daylight

In Fort Lauderdale, the average length of the day in January is 10h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 5:40 pm. On the last day of January, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST.

Sunshine

January and December, with an average of 6.3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Fort Lauderdale.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Fort Lauderdale are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Fort Lauderdale?

January is the coldest month in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with an average high-temperature of 73°F (22.8°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.2°F (17.9°C).

What is the average humidity in January in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the average relative humidity in January is 73%.

What is the driest month in Fort Lauderdale?

The month with the least rainfall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is January, when the rain falls for 8.5 days and typically collects 0.39" (10mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in January in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, in January, it is raining for 8.5 days, with typically 0.39" (10mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When is the ocean coldest in Fort Lauderdale?

January and February, with an average ocean temperature of 74.3°F (23.5°C), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the water temperature in January in Fort Lauderdale?

In January, the average ocean temperature in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is 74.3°F (23.5°C). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 73.4°F (23°C) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 74.3°F (23.5°C).

What is the average length of the day in January in Fort Lauderdale?

In Fort Lauderdale, the average day length in January is 10h and 43min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Fort Lauderdale?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:07 am and sunset at 5:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:04 am and sunset at 6:03 pm EST.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Fort Lauderdale?

The months with the least sunshine are January and December, with an average of 6.3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort Lauderdale have in January?

In January, the average sunshine duration in Fort Lauderdale is 6.3h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Fort Lauderdale?

The months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in January in Fort Lauderdale?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average temperature in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average high temperature in January: 73°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (87.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (73°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 64.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (82°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (64.2°F).

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Average pressure in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average pressure in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average pressure in January: 30.11"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.11"Hg).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are September and October (29.95"Hg).

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Average wind speed in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average wind speed in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average wind speed in January: 11.2mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (11.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average humidity in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average humidity in January: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (69%).

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Average rainfall in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average rainfall in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall in January: 0.39"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.68").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

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Average rainfall days in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average rainfall days in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average sea temperature in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average sea temperature in January: 74.2°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (86.3°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (74.2°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average daylight in January: 10h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 45min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 54min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average sunshine days in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average sunshine days in January: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (3.9 days).

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Average UV index in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average UV index in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average UV index in January: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average cloud cover in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average cloud cover in January: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 35).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in January
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Average visibility in January - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Average visibility in January: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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