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.
|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|
|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.
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 2021.
|Hottest month:||August||32.2°C 90°F|
|Driest month:||July||62mm 2.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||27.5°C 81.5°F|
|Wettest month:||December||246mm 9.7ins|