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Punta Cana

Punta Cana Weather May

Punta Cana is located in tropical monsoon climate zone. Typical weather for this zone is vast rainfall during summertime and significant decrease in winter. Thus with insignificant temperature variance we can see big change in precipitation between seasons.

To help you choose the best time to travel, you can find climate data below on the weather in Punta Cana in May.

day temperatureaverage daily high+29.6°C
night temperatureaverage daily low+23.2°C
sea temperaturesea temperature+27°C
day lengthdaytime13.4 h
sunny hours per daysunny / overcast hours8.1 / 5.3
average monthly precipitationaverage monthly precipitation124 mm

High season with the best weather conditions for the beach leisure in Punta Cana are typically January, February, December.

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Temperature in Punta Cana

In May the average daily maximum in Punta Cana is +29.6°C, and the minimum +23.2°C.

The hottest May day on record is +33.9°C, and the coldest +16°C.

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Best beach resorts in May:

Sharm el Sheikh


Puerto Vallarta

Dead Sea


Lesser Antilles


Yucatan Peninsula

Ras Muhammad


Virgin Islands
Lesser Antilles


Daylight hours

There are 13.4 hours of daylight in Punta Cana in May. Out of these, on average 8.1 are sunny, which means there is quite a lot of sun.

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Sea temperature

The average monthly temperature in the Atlantic Ocean on the beaches of Punta Cana in May is +27°C.

The water is not only warm enough to bathe in, but it is also possible to stay in the water for an extended amount of time.

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The amount of precipitation in Punta Cana in May is usually 124 mm, which may ruin part of the trip.

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