Weather in January in Sudan

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in January in Sudan. Is this month a good time to go to Sudan? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Sudan in January?

The weather in Sudan in January ranges from unpleasant to perfect depending on the destination.

January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from warm in Wadi Halfa with 23°C (73°F) to very warm temperatures in Juba with 36°C (97°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 19°C (66°F) in Juba and 9°C (48°F) in Wadi Halfa. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Wadi Halfa with 0.1mm (0inch) rainfall to low in Malakal with 7mm (0.3inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 304 hours of sunshine in Damazine during the whole month.

Where to go in Sudan in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Sudan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Sudan

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Sudan?

Average weather in Damazine

In January Damazine generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (61°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Damazine
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
35°C / 95°F 
17°C / 63°F 
295 hours 
0 days 
35°C / 95°F 
16°C / 61°F 
304 hours 
3mm / 0.1inch 
1 day 
37°C / 99°F 
18°C / 64°F 
280 hours 
13mm / 0.5inch 
2 days 
Climate in Damazine

Average weather in Geneina

In January Geneina generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 12°C (54°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Geneina
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
31°C / 88°F 
12°C / 54°F 
319 hours 
31°C / 88°F 
12°C / 54°F 
310 hours 
5mm / 0.2inch 
33°C / 91°F 
14°C / 57°F 
286 hours 
16mm / 0.6inch 
Climate in Geneina

Average weather in Juba

In January Juba generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 36°C (97°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Juba
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
35°C / 95°F 
19°C / 66°F 
260 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
36°C / 97°F 
19°C / 66°F 
279 hours 
4mm / 0.2inch 
1 day 
37°C / 99°F 
21°C / 70°F 
235 hours 
12mm / 0.5inch 
2 days 
Climate in Juba

Average weather in Malakal

In January Malakal generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 18°C (64°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Malakal
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
35°C / 95°F 
18°C / 64°F 
298 hours 
4 days 
34°C / 93°F 
18°C / 64°F 
295 hours 
7mm / 0.3inch 
3 days 
36°C / 97°F 
20°C / 68°F 
263 hours 
20mm / 0.8inch 
6 days 
Climate in Malakal

Average weather in Wadi Halfa

In January Wadi Halfa generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 9°C (48°F) and almost non monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Wadi Halfa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
24°C / 75°F 
11°C / 52°F 
295 hours 
0mm / 0inch 
0 days 
23°C / 73°F 
9°C / 48°F 
304 hours 
0.1mm / 0inch 
1 day 
25°C / 77°F 
10°C / 50°F 
277 hours 
0.1mm / 0inch 
0 days 
Climate in Wadi Halfa

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Sudan.

Is January the best time to go to Sudan?

In our opinion January is a good time to visit Sudan with commonly tolerable weather in Damazine.

On average the best time to visit Sudan is in September with generally perfect weather in Damazine. The worst months are March, April, May, June and October that can have poor weather conditions.

Interested in more climate information?

We have much more information about the climate in Sudan. Interested in the weather conditions in a specific month? Select the month below.

  • January      
  • February      
  • March      
  • April      
  • May      
  • June      
  • July      
  • August      
  • September      
  • October      
  • November      
  • December      
  • Weather and climate has detailed information for almost all countries in the world. Are you going to Sudan? Get detailed historical weather averages for many cities in Sudan.

    Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.