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    Dominican Republic

    Puerto Plata weather and climate

    Dominican Republic

    Puerto Plata weather and climate

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    21 °C

     

    Sea

    29 °C

     

    Precipitation

    119 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    21 °C

     

    Sea

    29 °C

     

    Precipitation

    119 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    13 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

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    Weather overview for Puerto Plata

    Weather overview

    Puerto Plata (Dominican Republic) in general has a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 28.0 °C (82.4 °F) in January to 32.2 °C (90.0 °F) in August. The highest night temperatures could be experienced in August with 21.6 °C (70.9 °F), the lowest in January with 18.3 °C (64.9 °F). Sea temperatures are in the following range: 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) in March to 28.7 °C (83.7 °F) in September. The least rainy month in Puerto Plata is March with its 8 days of rain, the rainiest month is October, when it rains 13 days.

    January weather

    The day temperature is on its minimum, with its value of 28.0 °C (82.4 °F) in Puerto Plata, while the descent of the sea temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 26.2 °C (79.2 °F). The number of rainy days descents similarly to the previous month, with its value being 10 days, while the rainfall amount starts to descent. The minimum of the night temperature is observable, with its value of 18.3 °C (64.9 °F). The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed, its value is 6 hours.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days continues to descent, its value is 8 days in Puerto Plata, and the descent of the rainfall amount can be observed too, the value of this measure is 105 mm (4.13 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 7 hours.

    March weather

    The minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value of 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) in Puerto Plata, while the day temperature rise's start could be observed, with its value of 29.4 °C (84.9 °F). The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, its value is 8 days. The rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be observed, with its value of 7 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value of 29.9 °C (85.8 °F) in Puerto Plata, while the night temperature starts to rise, the value of this measure is 19.6 °C (67.3 °F). The beginning of the rise of the rainfall amount could be noticed, with its value of 133 mm (5.25 in).

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, its value is 30.7 °C (87.3 °F) in Puerto Plata, while the sea temperature starts to rise. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value being 138 mm (5.45 in), while the beginning of the rise of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 10 days. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 20.7 °C (69.3 °F).

    June weather

    The rise of the day temperature can be observed, its value is 31.9 °C (89.4 °F) in Puerto Plata, and the rise of the sea temperature can be observed as well, its value is 27.6 °C (81.7 °F). The rainfall amount starts to descent, and the number of rainy days starts to descent too in this month. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rise's start could be observed, with its value being 8 hours. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 21.3 °C (70.3 °F).

    July weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed in this month in Puerto Plata. The number of sun hours (without clouds) rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The wind speed reaches its maximum, with its value of 3.5. The minimum of the humidity can be noticed.

    August weather

    The maximum of the day temperature can be noticed, with its value of 32.2 °C (90.0 °F) in Puerto Plata, and the night temperature is on its maximum as well, with its value being 21.6 °C (70.9 °F). The rainfall amount is on its minimum, the value of this measure is 62 mm (2.42 in), while the number of rainy days continues to rise, with its value being 11 days. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) is observable, with its value of 8 hours.

    September weather

    The maximum of the sea temperature can be noticed, its value is 28.7 °C (83.7 °F) in Puerto Plata. The number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 12 days, while the rainfall amount starts to rise in September. The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed, with its value of 7 hours.

    October weather

    The day temperature starts to descent, its value is 31.4 °C (88.5 °F) in Puerto Plata. The rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, its value is 119 mm (4.68 in), while the number of rainy days is on its maximum, its value is 13 days. The wind speed reaches its minimum, its value is 2.6.

    November weather

    The descent of the day temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 29.4 °C (84.9 °F) in Puerto Plata, while the sea temperature starts to descent, the value of this measure is 28.0 °C (82.4 °F). The beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, with its value of 11 days, while the rise of the rainfall amount can be observed, with its value of 228 mm (8.99 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, its value is 6 hours. The beginning of the descent of the night temperature could be noticed, its value is 20.0 °C (68.0 °F).

    December weather

    The sea temperature continues to descent, the value of this measure is 27.0 °C (80.5 °F) in Puerto Plata, and the day temperature continues to descent too, with its value of 28.1 °C (82.6 °F). The maximum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, with its value of 234 mm (9.21 in), while the descent of the number of rainy days can be observed, the value of this measure is 11 days. The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 5 hours. The maximum of the humidity can be noticed in December.

    FAQs

    Is there a dry season in Puerto Plata in February?

    No, February is not a dry month in Puerto Plata, expect rain approximately 8 days in a month.

    What is the sea temperature in Puerto Plata in March?

    The sea will reach 25.8 °C (78.4 °F) in March in Puerto Plata. It will be comfortable for you to spend even a long time in a sea warm like this, there will be people for whom this temperature will be too low or too high.

    What is the temperature in Puerto Plata during the day in April?

    In April in Puerto Plata, the average daily temperatures will be 29.9 °C (85.8 °F). The ideal temperature for enjoying sunbathing by the water and a good temperature for other activities. For some people, it will be too hot in the direct sunlight and the stay may not be so pleasant. Don't forget to pack flip-flops, sunscreen, and a hand fan if necessary - it may come in handy.

    Is there a wet season in Puerto Plata in May?

    No, there is no wet season in May in Puerto Plata - you can expect 10 days of rain during the month.

    Is it hot in Puerto Plata in June?

    In Puerto Plata in June, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    Is July a good month to visit Puerto Plata?

    July is the best month to visit Puerto Plata. The temperature during the day will be nice 31.9 °C (89.4 °F). The seawater temperature reaches ideal 27.8 °C (82.1 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 21.5 °C (70.7 °F).

    What is the night temperature in Puerto Plata in August?

    The average night temperature in Puerto Plata in August is 21.6 °C (70.9 °F). A very pleasant temperature for long evening walks, fun over a drink outside, or doing sports in the morning. If possible, look for a hotel with air conditioning.

    How many sunny hours can I expect in September in Puerto Plata?

    In Puerto Plata in September, you can expect around 7 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is it in Puerto Plata in October?

    In October in Puerto Plata, there will be an average wind scale of 2.6. It is rather a milder or unnoticeable wind, therefore it will not bother you during your holiday.

    What is the average number of rainy days in November in Puerto Plata?

    In Puerto Plata in November, we can expect 11 days to be rainy, that is, days when precipitation exceeds 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.7 days of the week, or in general - 38 % days.

    What is the humidity in December in Puerto Plata?

    Humidity in Puerto Plata in December is 80 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.