Weather in Dominica in January

So you're interested in going to Dominica in January

January is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Dominica. January is an excellent month for swimming in Dominica with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Dominica in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Dominica in January

The average maximum temperature in Dominica in January is 28°. The average maximum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Dominica in January is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dominica in January is 23°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Dominica in January

The average day light hours per day in Dominica in January are 11.3 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Dominica in January is typically 9 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Dominica in January

The average sea water temperature in Dominica in January is 26.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Dominica in January

The average total rainfall in Dominica in January is 0.7cm and on average there are 15.3 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dominica in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dominica in January is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dominica in January is typically 85.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.5% in the previous month and 84.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dominica in January is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 71% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dominica in January

The average maximum wind speed in Dominica in January is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dominica in January is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Dominica in January is from the East-Southeast.

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