Boracay weather in January

January is a great time to visit Boracay as it falls during the dry season.

You can expect clear sunny skies and cool sea breezes, with the occasional afternoon rain shower.

How hot is it in Boracay in January?
Daytime high temperatures in Boracay in January average 29°C (84°F) with moderate heat and humidity, falling to a night-time low of 25°C (77°F).

January is usually the 'coldest' month of the year.

How sunny is it in Boracay in January?
There are normally six hours of bright sunshine each day in Boracay in January – that's around 54% of daylight hours.

Sunrise & sunset in January?
Sunrise is around 6:15am with sunset around 5:45pm.

How warm is the sea around Boracay in January?
The average sea temperature in Boracay in January is 27°C (80°F).

Does it rain in Boracay in January?
There are usually six days with some rain in Boracay in January, and the average monthly rainfall is 44mm (2in).

How windy is it in Boracay in January?
January sees an average hourly wind speed of 26 kilometres per hour (16 mph; 14 knots).

What to do in Boracay in January?
January provides great weather conditions for water sports, including scuba diving, wind surfing and kite surfing.

The west coast beaches, including White Beach, are calm and best for swimming, while the more windy east coast beaches offer excellent conditions for wind surfing and kite surfing, with onshore winds ranging between 18 and 30 knots

Local holidays?
New Year's Day – 1st January; First Philippine Republic Day – 23rd January.

This is high season. Early-January can be very busy. Flights and hotel rooms should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.

Boracay – January weather

Temperature icon High Temp: 29°C (84°F)
temperature icon Low Temp: 25°C (77°F)
sun icon Sunshine: 6 hours per day
Moderately hot icon
Daylight: 11 hours per day
wind icon Wind speed: 26 km/h (16 mph; 14 knots)
umbrella icon Wet Days: 6 days with some rain
rain cloud Rainfall: 44mm (2in) per month
Moderate heat icon Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 83% humidity
Moderately hot icon
UV Index: Very high
swimming icon Sea Temp: 27°C (80°F)
Boracay Island, Philippines

Best time to visit the Boracay

The best time to visit Boracay is from January to April, when you can expect clear sunny skies and a cooling north-easterly wind with temperatures averaging 28°C (82°F).

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Boracay weather by month

Note: Meteorological data for Boracay is based on weather statistics gathered for the period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the closest weather stations in the Western Visayas, Philippines. Additional climate data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Boracay weather in January: 28 September, 2023

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