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Visiting Ponce, Puerto Rico in January

January is one of the best months to visit Ponce 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 30°C (85°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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

In January, Ponce experiences a pleasant weather with sunny days and cool evenings. It is a great time for sunbathing, as the sun is not too intense. Swimming is enjoyable, but the water may be a bit cooler than other months. Snorkeling, diving, and surfing are popular activities during this time, thanks to the moderate waves and clear waters. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Can you sunbathe in Ponce in January?

Yes, January is a good time for sunbathing in Ponce.

January has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about January temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Ponce in January?

Yes, January is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

More about January sea temperatures.

Is January a good time to holiday in Ponce?

Yes, January is a great time for a holiday in Ponce.

January has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°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 3.8cm (1.5inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 4.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). January is an excellent month for swimming in Ponce with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the January temperatures and sunshine.

Is Ponce warm in January?

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

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in January is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in January is 25°C (76°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Ponce in January?

The average day light hours per day in Ponce 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.

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Crowds in Ponce in January

January is considered the off-peak season in Ponce, Puerto Rico, so the beaches are not very crowded. The weather is cooler, and there are no significant public holidays or events that attract large crowds. The Three Kings Day on January 6th may bring some local families to the beach, but overall, it remains quiet.

Temperature in Ponce in January

The average maximum temperature in Ponce in January is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (85°F) in the previous month and 30°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Ponce in January is 25°C (76°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ponce in January is 20°C (69°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Ponce in January

During January the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Ponce. 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 Ponce in January is typically 8.3 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 Ponce in January

The average sea water temperature in Ponce in January is 27°C (80.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Ponce in January

The average total rainfall in Ponce in January is 3.8cm (1.5inches) and on average there are 4.5 rainy days in January making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ponce in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ponce 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 Ponce in January is typically 90.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.1% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ponce in January is typically 74.8%. The average relative humidity is 76.6% in the previous month and 73.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ponce in January

The average maximum wind speed in Ponce in January is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ponce in January is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ponce in January is from the East.

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