Climate in Punta Cana (Greater Santo Domingo), Dominican Republic

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Average min and max temperatures in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

Feel free to add this climate graph to your website. Click the copy button above.

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Average monthly sunhours in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

Feel free to add this climate graph to your website. Click the copy button above.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Average precipitation (rain/snow) in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

Feel free to add this climate graph to your website. Click the copy button above.

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average rainy days (rain/snow) in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

Feel free to add this climate graph to your website. Click the copy button above.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average relative humidity in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic   Copyright © 2022  weather-and-climate.com

Feel free to add this climate graph to your website. Click the copy button above.

Weather Forecasts for Punta Cana (Greater Santo Domingo)

FRI   Dec 09
28°C | 22°C
NNE 18 kmph
SAT   Dec 10
28°C | 22°C
E 18 kmph
0.3 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SUN   Dec 11
27°C | 23°C
NE 24 kmph
1.2 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Punta Cana in Dominican Republic

Punta Cana is an area in the east of the Dominican Republic. It has almost no villages or people, but consists only of palm trees, beautiful beaches and luxury hotel resorts where tourists are pampered in mostly all-inclusive packages.

Punta Cana has a tropical savanna climate which means great average temperatures, a lot of sunshine and very little rainfall. And if it rains it is usually of relatively short duration. The seawater has year-round pleasant temperatures.

As in the whole area there is a chance to encounter hurricanes, although the chances in Punta Cana are smaller than further west. If you want to visit Punta Cana without a risk of hurricanes best would be in the period from December to April. Hurricanes do not occur during that period and the probability of precipitation is a bit smaller than in the summer months.

Punta Cana has warm temperatures year round ranging between 27°C (81°F) and 31°C (87°F). The best time to visit is during the drier months: .

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • Which is the warmest month in Punta Cana?
    September has an average maximum temperature of 31°C (88°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Punta Cana?
    The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Punta Cana?
    October tops the wettest month list with 153mm (6.0in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Punta Cana?
    March is the driest month with 54mm (2.1in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Punta Cana?
    March is the sunniest month with an average of 277 hours of sunshine.

  • No idea where to travel to this year? We now have a tool which suggests which destination suits your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.