January weather forecast and climate
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Midway Atoll, Midway Island, is another pleasant winter month, with average temperature ranging between min 62.1°F (16.7°C) and max 70°F (21.1°C).

Temperature

January and February, with an average high-temperature of 70°F (21.1°C), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Midway Atoll is January when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 5" (127mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

January through March, with an average ocean temperature of 68°F (20°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Midway Atoll, Midway Island.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 68°F (20°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day is 10.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January and February, with an average of 14h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Midway Atoll, Midway Island, are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What are the coldest months in Midway Atoll?

The coldest months in Midway Atoll are January and February, with an average high-temperature of 70°F (21.1°C).

What is the temperature in January in Midway Atoll?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Midway Atoll, is 70°F (21.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 62.1°F (16.7°C).

How much does it rain in Midway Atoll in January?

In Midway Atoll, during January, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 5" (127mm) of precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Midway Atoll?

The month with the most rainfall in Midway Atoll is January when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 5" (127mm) of precipitation.

What months are the ocean coldest in Midway Atoll?

January through March, with an average ocean temperature of 68°F (20°C), are months with the coldest seawater in Midway Atoll, Midway Island.

How cold is the water in January in Midway Atoll?

In Midway Atoll, Midway Island, in January, the average water temperature is 68°F (20°C). Swimming in 68°F (20°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

What is the average length of the day in January in Midway Atoll?

In Midway Atoll, the average length of the day in January is 10.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Midway Atoll?

Months with the least sunshine in Midway Atoll are January and February, with an average of 14h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Midway Atoll?

In Midway Atoll, Midway Island, the average sunshine in January is 14h.

When is the lowest UV index in Midway Atoll?

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

How high is the UV index in January in Midway Atoll?

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average temperature in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average high temperature in January: 70°F

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August and September (84°F).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (70°F).

  • Average low temperature in January: 62°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (75°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (62°F).

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Average rainfall in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average rainfall in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average rainfall in January: 5"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (2.2").

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Average rainfall days in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average rainfall days in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (16 days).
Months with the least rainy days are May and June (9 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average sea temperature in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average sea temperature in January: 68°F

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (81°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (68°F).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average daylight in January: 10.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 14h

Months with the most sunshine are July, September and October (Average sunshine: 18h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 14).

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Average UV index in January
Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA

Average UV index in January - Midway Atoll, Midway Island, USA
  • Average UV index in January: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 5).

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