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

This month is known as a warm month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Punta Cana in May lies at 28.6°C (83.48°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 23.8°C (74.84°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during May is high with an average of 134mm (5.3 inchec). There are generally around 13 rainy days. If you enjoy blue skies and sunshine, then this is a great time to go to Punta Cana with 249 hours of sun during the entire month.

 

Punta Cana, monthly averages in May

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Min Temperature 23 °C  
Max Temperature 28 °C  
Chance of Rain 43%  
Precipitation 134mm  
Rainy days 13 days  
Humidity 83% *  
Sunshine 249 hrs *  

Where to stay in Punta Cana

Where to go in the Dominican Republic in May

Find out more about the weather in the Dominican Republic in May 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 May? 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 May.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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