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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Weather January

To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in the Dominican Republic in January.

Dominican Republic Weather January:Santo DomingoPunta Cana
day temperatureaverage daily high+29.2°C+27.7°C
night temperatureaverage daily low+19.6°C+21.9°C
sea temperaturesea temperature+27°C+26°C
Daylight hoursdaylight hours11.6h11.6h
sunny hours per daysunny/overcast hours5.7/5.9h8.3/3.3h
average monthly precipitationaverage monthly precipitation63 mm66 mm

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Temperature in the Dominican Republic

The average daily maximum in January is +29.2 — +27.7°C, and the minimum +19.6 — +21.9°C.

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Best places in the Dominican Republic:

Punta Cana

Santo Domingo

Las Terrenas



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Boca Chica

Saona Island

La Romana

Juan Dolio

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Sea temperature

The average monthly temperature in the Caribbean Sea on the beaches of Santo Domingo in January is +27 degrees and in the Atlantic Ocean on the beaches of Punta Cana +26 degrees.

The water is not only warm enough to bathe in, but it is also possible to stay in the water for an extended amount of time.

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The normal amount of precipitation for January is from 63 to 66 mm, which may cause a change of plans on certain days.