Average Weather in January in Katoro Tanzania
Daily high temperatures are around 82°F, rarely falling below 76°F or exceeding 89°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 60°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 63°F. The lowest daily average low temperature is 60°F on January 15.
For reference, on September 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Katoro typically range from 60°F to 86°F, while on July 16, the coldest day of the year, they range from 56°F to 84°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in January
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on January. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in January
The month of January in Katoro experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 76% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77% on January 31.
The clearest day of the month is January 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 24% of the time.
For reference, on January 31, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 63%.
Cloud Cover Categories in January
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Katoro, the chance of a wet day over the course of January is essentially constant, remaining around 50% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 66% on November 21, and its lowest chance is 2% on July 3.
Probability of Precipitation in January
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during January in Katoro is essentially constant, remaining about 3.2 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.9 inches or falling below 1.2 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 3.2 inches on January 25.
Average Monthly Rainfall in January
Over the course of January in Katoro, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is January 31, with 12 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is January 1, with 12 hours, 18 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in January
The earliest sunrise of the month in Katoro is 6:47 AM on January 1 and the latest sunrise is 11 minutes later at 6:58 AM on January 31.
The earliest sunset is 7:04 PM on January 1 and the latest sunset is 8 minutes later at 7:13 PM on January 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Katoro during 2021.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:41 AM and sets 12 hours, 18 minutes later, at 6:59 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:55 AM and sets 11 hours, 57 minutes later, at 6:52 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in January
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for January 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in January
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Katoro is essentially constant during January, remaining within 1% of 31% throughout.
The lowest chance of a muggy day during January is 31% on January 1.
For reference, on April 8, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 41% of the time, while on July 3, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in January
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Katoro is essentially constant during January, remaining around 3.9 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on August 11, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.1 miles per hour, while on January 19, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during January is 3.8 miles per hour on January 19.
Average Wind Speed in January
The hourly average wind direction in Katoro throughout January is predominantly from the north, with a peak proportion of 47% on January 1.
Wind Direction in January
Temperatures in Katoro are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in January
The average accumulated growing degree days in Katoro are rapidly increasing during January, increasing by 608°F, from 3,823°F to 4,432°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in January
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Katoro is essentially constant during January, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 5.7 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in January
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Katoro are -3.020 deg latitude, 31.896 deg longitude, and 4,255 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Katoro contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 407 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 4,154 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (823 feet). Within 50 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (1,873 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Katoro is covered by cropland (54%) and shrubs (43%), within 10 miles by cropland (41%) and trees (29%), and within 50 miles by trees (35%) and cropland (29%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Katoro, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Mwanza Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Katoro.
At a distance of 132 kilometers from Katoro, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Katoro according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .