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    Dominican Republic

    Punta Cana weather and climate

    Dominican Republic

    Punta Cana weather and climate

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    29 °C

     

    Precipitation

    132 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

     

    Day

    31 °C

     

    Night

    23 °C

     

    Sea

    29 °C

     

    Precipitation

    132 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    12 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    12 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    8 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    83 %

    Weather charts for Punta Cana

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    Weather overview for Punta Cana

    Weather overview

    Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) is a place with a tropical climate. Temperatures during the day are in the range from 28.3 °C (82.9 °F) in January to 31.7 °C (89.1 °F) in August. The highest sea temperatures in Punta Cana are in September with 28.6 °C (83.5 °F) and the lowest in February with 26.0 °C (78.8 °F). The highest night temperatures could be experienced in July with 24.1 °C (75.4 °F), the lowest in January with 20.8 °C (69.4 °F). The driest month is March with just 7 days of rain, on the contrary, the month when it rains the most is November with 12 days of rain.

    January weather

    The sea temperature descents similarly to the previous month, with its value of 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in Punta Cana, while the day temperature reaches its minimum in this month. The descent of the rainfall amount can be observed. The night temperature is on its minimum in January. The beginning of the rise of the number of sun hours (without clouds) could be noticed.

    February weather

    The number of rainy days starts to descent, with its value being 8 days in Punta Cana, while the minimum of the rainfall amount can be noticed, its value is 50 mm (1.98 in). The minimum of the sea temperature can be noticed, with its value being 26.0 °C (78.8 °F). The wind speed reaches its maximum, its value is 4.4. The number of sun hours (without clouds) continues to rise, with its value of 8 hours.

    March weather

    The minimum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value of 7 days in Punta Cana. The day temperature rise's start could be observed, its value is 29.2 °C (84.6 °F). The minimum of the humidity is observable in March. The maximum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value being 9 hours.

    April weather

    The day temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 30.0 °C (86.0 °F) in Punta Cana. The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed.

    May weather

    The day temperature continues to rise, with its value being 30.7 °C (87.3 °F) in Punta Cana, while the sea temperature starts to rise, with its value of 27.1 °C (80.9 °F). The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, while the rainfall amount continues to rise, its value is 125 mm (4.92 in). The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to descent, the value of this measure is 8 hours. The beginning of the rise of the night temperature could be noticed, with its value being 22.9 °C (73.2 °F).

    June weather

    The sea temperature rises similarly to the previous month, the value of this measure is 27.7 °C (81.9 °F) in Punta Cana, and the day temperature continues to rise as well, the value of this measure is 31.4 °C (88.5 °F). The rainfall amount descent's start could be observed in June. The night temperature rises similarly to the previous month, with its value of 23.6 °C (74.5 °F). The day length is on its maximum, its value is 13 hours. The number of sun hours (without clouds) starts to rise in June.

    July weather

    The number of rainy days starts to rise, the value of this measure is 11 days in Punta Cana, while the rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 88 mm (3.46 in). The night temperature is on its maximum, the value of this measure is 24.1 °C (75.4 °F).

    August weather

    The rainfall amount rise's start could be observed in this month in Punta Cana. The day temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 31.7 °C (89.1 °F).

    September weather

    The number of rainy days rise's start could be observed, its value is 12 days in Punta Cana, while the rainfall amount continues to rise, the value of this measure is 107 mm (4.22 in). The sea temperature is on its maximum, with its value being 28.6 °C (83.5 °F). The number of sun hours (without clouds) descent's start could be observed in September.

    October weather

    The beginning of the descent of the day temperature could be noticed, the value of this measure is 31.1 °C (88.0 °F) in Punta Cana, and the night temperature descent's start could be observed too, the value of this measure is 22.9 °C (73.2 °F). The rainfall amount reaches its maximum, its value is 132 mm (5.21 in), while the number of rainy days rises similarly to the previous month, its value is 12 days. The minimum of the wind speed is observable in October. The maximum of the humidity is observable, with its value of 83 %.

    November weather

    The sea temperature descent's start could be observed, with its value of 28.0 °C (82.3 °F) in Punta Cana, while the descent of the day temperature can be observed, with its value of 29.8 °C (85.6 °F). The maximum of the number of rainy days is observable, with its value of 12 days, while the beginning of the descent of the rainfall amount could be noticed in this month. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, the value of this measure is 22.3 °C (72.1 °F).

    December weather

    The day temperature continues to descent, its value is 28.6 °C (83.5 °F) in Punta Cana, and the descent of the sea temperature can be observed too, with its value being 27.0 °C (80.5 °F). The rainfall amount continues to descent, with its value being 94 mm (3.71 in), while the beginning of the descent of the number of rainy days could be noticed, the value of this measure is 11 days. The descent of the night temperature can be observed, its value is 21.4 °C (70.5 °F). The minimum of the number of sun hours (without clouds) can be noticed, with its value of 7 hours.

    FAQs

    How many days of precipitation on average can I expect in Punta Cana in January?

    There are 11 days, which are rainy in January in Punta Cana, that is, days with precipitation more than 2 mm (0.08 in). Converted to days of the week, this means that it will occur on an average of 2.5 days of the week, or in general - 35 % days.

    What temperature can I expect during the day in Punta Cana in February?

    In Punta Cana in February, the average daily temperatures will be 28.4 °C (83.1 °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 March in Punta Cana?

    No, there is no wet season in March in Punta Cana - you can expect 7 days of rain during the month.

    Is it hot in Punta Cana in April?

    In Punta Cana in April, you will enjoy nice warm weather, but it will also be pleasant and you probably won't feel hot.

    What is the sea temperature in Punta Cana in May?

    The sea will reach 27.1 °C (80.9 °F) in May in Punta Cana. Seems like an ideal temperature for swimming, you can stay in the sea for a long time and enjoy it as well.

    Are there good conditions to visit in Punta Cana in June?

    June is the best month to visit Punta Cana. The daily temperatures in this month reach pleasant 31.4 °C (88.5 °F). The temperature of the sea will be perfect at 27.7 °C (81.9 °F). At night, temperatures hover around a pleasant 23.6 °C (74.5 °F). You can expect just 10 days of rain during the month, taking an umbrella is not necessary.

    How many hours of sun to expect in Punta Cana in July?

    In Punta Cana in July, you can expect around 8 hours of sunshine.

    How windy is Punta Cana in August?

    An average wind scale that can be expected in August in Punta Cana is 3.8.

    Is September part of the dry season in Punta Cana?

    No, September is not a dry month in Punta Cana, expect rain approximately 12 days in a month.

    What is the humidity in October in Punta Cana?

    In October in Punta Cana, expect humidity around 83 %. This humidity is rather above average, but except for sensitive individuals, it should not be a problem.

    What is the air temperature in Punta Cana in December at night?

    The average night temperature in Punta Cana in December is 21.4 °C (70.5 °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.