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Visiting Puerto Rico in January

January is one of the best months to visit Puerto Rico 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 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 4.7cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Rico with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Puerto Rico in one of the other best months of February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Puerto Rico in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Puerto Rico.

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 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 4.7cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Puerto Rico in January?

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

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Puerto Rico?

Yes, January is a good time for a holiday in Puerto Rico.

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 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright. January has total rainfall of 4.7cm (1.9inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.6 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Rico with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Puerto Rico warm in January?

Yes, Puerto Rico is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in January.

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Rico in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Rico in January is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

More info about the January temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Puerto Rico in January?

The average day light hours per day in Puerto Rico in January are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright.

More about January sunshine.

Temperature in Puerto Rico in January

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Rico in January is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Rico in January is 25°C (77°F). The average temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Puerto Rico in January is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Puerto Rico in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Puerto Rico. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.5hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Puerto Rico in January is typically 8.2 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 Puerto Rico in January

The average sea water temperature in Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico in January

The average total rainfall in Puerto Rico in January is 4.7cm (1.9inches) and on average there are 15.6 rainy days in January making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Puerto Rico in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Puerto Rico in January is 22°C (72°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 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 22°C (22°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Puerto Rico in January is typically 90.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 89% in the previous month and 87.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Puerto Rico in January is typically 76.7%. The average relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 73.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Puerto Rico in January

The average maximum wind speed in Puerto Rico in January is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Puerto Rico in January is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Puerto Rico in January is from the East-Northeast.

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