Weather in Puerto Plata Province, Dominican Republic in January

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January is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Puerto Plata Province. January is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Plata Province with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Puerto Plata Province in the months of April, June, July, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 24° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Puerto Plata Province in January

The average day light hours per day in Puerto Plata Province in January are 11.1 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Puerto Plata Province in January is typically 7.7 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January

The average sea water temperature in Puerto Plata Province in January is 27.1° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Puerto Plata Province in January

The average total rainfall in Puerto Plata Province in January is 0.2cm and on average there are 11.2 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Puerto Plata Province in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Puerto Plata Province in January is 23° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Puerto Plata Province in January is typically 96.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 97% in the previous month and 96% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Puerto Plata Province in January is typically 82.1%. The average relative humidity is 82.8% in the previous month and 80.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Puerto Plata Province in January

The average maximum wind speed in Puerto Plata Province in January is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Puerto Plata Province in January is typically 7kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 8kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Puerto Plata Province in January is from the East.

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