Punta Cana weather in January (Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Punta Cana in January lies at 27.6°C (81.68°F). The average minimum temperature is 21.9°C (71.42°F) (usually the minimum temperature is noted at night).

The amount of rain during this month is moderate with an average of 67mm (2.6in). It rains an average of 10 days of the month. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Punta Cana with 255 hours of sun.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Punta Cana might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

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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 21 °C
Max Temperature 27 °C
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 67mm
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 255

 

Where to stay in Punta Cana

Where to go in the Dominican Republic in January

Find out more about the weather in the Dominican Republic 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.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

Weather Forecasts for Punta Cana (Greater Santo Domingo)

SAT   Jan 28
28°C | 23°C
NE 30 kmph
2.3 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Jan 29
27°C | 23°C
ENE 30 kmph
1.0 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON   Jan 30
26°C | 23°C
NE 29 kmph
4.1 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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