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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Punta Cana in January is 21.9°C (71.42°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 67mm (2.6in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 27.6°C (81.68°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than 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 should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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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 Celsius

Min Temperature 71 °F
Max Temperature 81 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 3 in
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 255

Where to stay in Punta Cana

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

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

Weather Forecasts for Punta Cana (Greater Santo Domingo)

TUE Jan 18
84°F | 74°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

WED Jan 19
83°F | 75°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU Jan 20
84°F | 76°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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