Punta Cana weather in August (Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Punta Cana in August lies at 29.8°C (85.64°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 25.3°C (77.54°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during August is high with an average of 109mm (4.3 inchec). There are generally around 16 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Punta Cana with 271 hours of sun during the entire month.


Punta Cana, monthly averages in August

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Min Temperature 25 °C  
Max Temperature 29 °C  
Chance of Rain 55%  
Precipitation 108mm  
Rainy days 17 days  
Humidity 83% *  
Sunshine 271 hrs *  

Where to stay in Punta Cana


Where to go in the Dominican Republic in August

Find out more about the weather in the Dominican Republic in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Punta Cana should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also bring your summer cloths because it can be very warm or even hot.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.

Outdoor sports

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