Average weather in January in Punta Rucia (Puerto Plata Province), Dominican Republic

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Punta Rucia in January is 17.0°C (62.6°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 190mm (7.5in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 28.0°C (82.4°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Punta Rucia 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. With a water temperature of around 26.0°C (78.8°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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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 17 °C
Max Temperature 28 °C
Water Temperature 26 °C
Precipitation 190mm

Where to stay in Punta Rucia

What To Do

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

Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Punta Rucia (Puerto Plata Province)

WED Jan 26
32°C | 18°C
Sunny

Sunny

THU Jan 27
34°C | 17°C
Sunny

Sunny

FRI Jan 28
33°C | 17°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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