Kourou weather in January (French Guiana)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Kourou in January lies at 29.0°C (84.2°F). The average minimum temperature is 23.3°C (73.94°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is part of the rainy season with an average precipitation of 452mm (17.8in). It rains an average of 23 days of the month. You will hardly see any sun, with only 94 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Kourou should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.

For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 29 °C
Chance of Rain 77%
Precipitation 452mm
Rainy Days 23
Sunshine Hours 94
* Climate data from: Cayenne, French Guiana (42 KM, 26 Miles).

 

Where to stay in Kourou

Where to go in French Guiana in January

Find out more about the weather in French Guiana in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

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

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Kourou

SUN   Jan 29
28°C | 22°C
NNE 13 kmph
0.3 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON   Jan 30
27°C | 23°C
NNE 13 kmph
12.6 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

TUE   Jan 31
26°C | 22°C
E 10 kmph
25.9 mm
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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