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

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Punta Cana in May is 23.2°C (73.76°F). The amount of rain in May is high with an average of 125mm (4.9in). It rains on average a total of 10 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 29.8°C (85.64°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Punta Cana with 249 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Punta Cana should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 73 °F
Max Temperature 85 °F
Chance of Rain 33%
Precipitation 5 in
Rainy Days 10
Sunshine Hours 249

 

Where to stay in Punta Cana

Where to go in Dominican Republic in May

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

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
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 / 3.5inch a month).

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

Weather Forecasts for Punta Cana (Greater Santo Domingo)

WED   Oct 05
90°F | 80°F
ESE 10 mph
THU   Oct 06
89°F | 79°F
E 15 mph
0.35 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

FRI   Oct 07
88°F | 79°F
ENE 17 mph
0.33 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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