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Visiting Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic in January

January is one of the best months to visit Playa Bonita for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Playa Bonita in one of the other best months of February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

The weather in January is generally pleasant, with sunny days and cooler evenings. This is an ideal time for swimming and sunbathing, as the ocean is calm and the sun is not too intense. Snorkeling and diving are also popular during this month, thanks to the clear water and abundant marine life. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are less common due to the milder wind conditions. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Bonita in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Bonita.

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Playa Bonita in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Playa Bonita?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Playa Bonita.

January has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 10.4cm (4.1inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Bonita warm in January?

Yes, Playa Bonita is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 24°C (76°F). The average temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Playa Bonita in January?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Bonita in January are 11.1. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in Playa Bonita in January

January is one of the busiest months at Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas, due to the holiday season and the pleasant weather. Many tourists and locals visit the beach during this time, especially around New Year's Day. The beach can get quite crowded, especially on weekends.

Temperature in Playa Bonita in January

The average maximum temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 24°C (76°F). The average temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 21°C (70°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa Bonita in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.1 per day in Playa Bonita. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Bonita in January is typically 7.8 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 Playa Bonita in January

The average sea water temperature in Playa Bonita in January is 26.8°C (80.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Bonita in January

The average total rainfall in Playa Bonita in January is 10.4cm (4.1inches) and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in January making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Bonita in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Bonita in January is 24°C (75°F) 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 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Bonita in January is typically 96.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 97.1% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Bonita in January is typically 84%. The average relative humidity is 83.8% in the previous month and 82.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Bonita in January

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Bonita in January is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Bonita in January is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Bonita in January is from the East.

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