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

Looking to travel to Punta Cana in March? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.

In Punta Cana, March is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 28°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 24°C.

Punta Cana in March usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 47 mm for the month. It's the month receiving the least amount of rain. As the days go by, you can expect fewer clouds and less precipitation. This makes it an ideal time for outdoor activities and events that might be disrupted by wetter conditions in other months. Typically around 12 days of rainfall is expected.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 277 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, March is a prime time to visit Punta Cana. January, February, March, April and December typically offer the best circumstances. While August, September and October tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Punta Cana climate page with graphs.

 

Punta Cana, monthly averages in March

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 24°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 40%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 47 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 81%  
SunshineSunshine 277 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in the Dominican Republic in March

Find out more about the weather in the Dominican Republic in March 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°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Punta Cana in March?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool.

What To Do

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

Swimming
10/10
Cycling
8/10
Walking
8/10
Barbeque
10/10
Camping
10/10
Outdoor sports
8/10

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