Best time to visit Punta Cana

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When is the best time to visit Punta Cana?

The best time to visit Punta Cana is January, February and March based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Punta Cana28
    Jan
  • 28°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Punta Cana28
    Feb
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Punta Cana29
    Mar
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Punta Cana30
    Apr
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Punta Cana30
    May
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Punta Cana31
    Jun
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Punta Cana32
    Jul
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Punta Cana32
    Aug
  • 32°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Punta Cana32
    Sep
  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Punta Cana31
    Oct
  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Punta Cana30
    Nov
  • 29°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Punta Cana29
    Dec

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The weather guide for Dominican Republic (Punta Cana) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in Punta Cana?

The hottest time of year in Punta Cana is normally August. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Punta Cana?

In terms of rainfall, October is usually the wettest month in Punta Cana with 142mm on average. There are normally 16 days in October with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Punta Cana?

The sunniest time of year in Punta Cana is normally March with bright sunshine on average for 74% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Punta Cana?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Punta Cana in September when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

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