Puerto Plata Weather in January

What's the weather like in Puerto Plata (Puerto Plata) in January 2023?

The climate in Puerto Plata during January can be summarized as warm, humid and wet.

January is in the winter in Puerto Plata and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

Puerto Plata weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 27.8°C 82°F
Nightly temperature 17.3°C 63.1°F
Average temperature 22.5°C 72.5°F
Daily sunshine 6.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 148 mm 5.8 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 26.5°C 79.8°F
Humidity 79%
Windspeed 8.6kph 5 mph

On average January is the 6th wettest month of the year in Puerto Plata with around 148mm 5.8 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata average temperature in January

January rainfall

Puerto Plata average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Puerto Plata average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Puerto Plata in January 2022.

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Puerto Plata weather stats

Puerto Plata weather statistics
Hottest month: August 32.2°C 90°F
Driest month: July 62mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: August 8.5hrs
Coldest month: January 27.5°C 81.5°F
Wettest month: December 246mm 9.7ins
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