Punta Cana Weather in January: January is the coolest month in Punta Cana despite the average high temperature measuring in a warm 84°F (29°C). The low temperature average brings much more manageable temperatures at 70°F (21°C).
In February, the low temperature average and high temperature average both remain exactly the same at 70°F (21°C) and 84°F (29°C) respectively. However, there is a difference when it comes to precipitation averages as this month receives the least rainfall of the year at just 49 mm.
March sees the average low temperature remaining the same at 70°F (21°C). The average high temperature, on the other hand, gets a 2-degree bump up to 86°F (30°C).
Punta Cana Weather in April: The precipitation levels increase in April with average rainfall at 85 mm. Meanwhile, the average high temperature increases another 2 degrees to 88°F (31°C). Likewise, the average low temperature rises the same amount to 72°F (22°C).
May is one of the most ideal months of the year in Punta Canta with the tourist volume relatively low. The average high temperature remains the same at 88°F (31°C) while the average low temperature increases by a single degree to 73°F (23°C).
In June, the peak season kicks off yet again despite it being the hottest month of the year. The average high temperature peaks at 90°F (32°C) along with the average low temperature which increases to 73°F (23°C).
July sees both the average high and average low temperature remain exactly the same at 90°F (32°C) and 75°F (24°C) respectively.
Punta Cana Weather in August: It’s a gorgeous time to hit Punta Cana’s beaches in August with the average daily sunlight at its highest annually at 10 hours. The sea temperature is pleasantly warm at 84°F (29°C) and both high and low temperature averages hold steady at 90°F (32°C) and 75°F (24°C).
September sees low and high temperature remain exactly the same for the fourth month running. Despite the heat, September is the wettest month of the year with the average precipitation rate at 128 mm.
In October, the average high temperature remains at 90°F (32°C). On the other hand, the average low temperature decreases by a couple of degrees to 73°F (23°C).
Punta Cana Weather in November: Precipitation levels remain relatively high in November with 116 mm of expected rainfall. Although the average low temperature stays at 73°F (23°C), the average high temperature sees a 4-degree decrease to 86°F (30°C).
December brings cooler temperatures as the third coldest month of the year. The high temperature average goes down to 84°F (29°C), while the average low temperature 72°F (22°C)
Sunny and tropical weather plus beautiful beaches make Punta Cana an incredible place to visit most of the year. Perhaps the best time to visit Punta Cana is between March and May. During these months, the influxes of visitors from the peak season start to dissipate while temperatures remain mild. For those who are keen to experience Carnival in Punta Cana, February is the time to visit. Just make sure to book your accommodations well in advance, as this is the busiest time of the year in Punta Cana. Travelers who are willing to take a gamble on weather will get the most affordable prices of the year from June through November.
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