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Caracas weather in January (Venezuela)

How is the weather in Caracas in January? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

Temperatures

In Caracas, January is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 29°C. But by evening, they drop to around 19°C. Remember, these are typical temperatures, and certain days could be even hotter. Ensure you wear appropriate clothing to handle the warmth.

Precipitation

Caracas in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 47 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 8 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

With around 233 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're a fan of comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, January is a great time to visit. January and December generally stand out with the best circumstances. While October tends to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Caracas climate page with graphs.

 

Caracas, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 19°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 27°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 27%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 47 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 8 days  
HumidityHumidity 74%  
WindspeedWindspeed 7 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 233 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Venezuela in January

Find out more about the weather in Venezuela and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. With a water temperature of around 27°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Caracas.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Venezuela? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Venezuela. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.