Punta Cana Water Temperature

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Punta Cana is considered one of the most beautiful places in the Dominican Republic. This lovely Island was discovered in December, 1942 by Christopher Columbus on one of his first voyagers He described it as a beautiful Island, paradise with great mountains and valleys.


Aside from all the beauty that it has to offer, the Island is one of the best travel destinations in the world. There is plenty of fun, fine dining and rich culture to take in when you visit Punta Cana.

Recent water temperature for Punta Cana is: 82°F


Best time to visit Punta Cana

If you are going on vacation, it is suggested that you visit between, the months of December and May as temperatures are hot, yet moderate and there is hardly any rain. The Island experiences high rainfall and is quite humid between the months of June and October.

The chances of witnessing a hurricane between July and October is also extremely high. So take these points into consideration when you deciding when to go. The best way to get here is to take a flight directly to the Punta Cana International Airport as it is also very close to major hotels and would be very convenient for this reason.


Climate for Punta Cana

Average high °F Average low °F Avg. Rainy days
January 81,9 71,4 10
February 81,7 71,2 6,8
March 82,6 71,6 6,7
April 83,7 72,5 6,6
May 85,3 73,8 10,1
June 86,5 75,4 9,2
July 86,9 76,3 9,1
August 87,3 76,6 10
September 87,6 75,9 10,4
October 86,9 74,5 11,4
November 84,9 73,8 11,5
December 82,6 72,1 11

14 Days Weather Forecast for Punta Cana

25. Jan.
rain risk 10%

↓ 74 / ↑ 85 °F
26. Jan.
rain risk 0%

↓ 73 / ↑ 86 °F
27. Jan.
rain risk 100%

↓ 76 / ↑ 85 °F
28. Jan.
rain risk 74%

↓ 73 / ↑ 86 °F
29. Jan.
rain risk 56%

↓ 73 / ↑ 83 °F
30. Jan.
rain risk 74%

↓ 73 / ↑ 84 °F
31. Jan.
rain risk 80%

↓ 75 / ↑ 85 °F
1. Feb.
rain risk 99%

↓ 73 / ↑ 86 °F
2. Feb.
rain risk 36%

↓ 73 / ↑ 85 °F
3. Feb.
rain risk 100%

↓ 77 / ↑ 85 °F
4. Feb.
rain risk 10%

↓ 77 / ↑ 83 °F
5. Feb.
rain risk 10%

↓ 77 / ↑ 83 °F
6. Feb.
rain risk 10%

↓ 77 / ↑ 83 °F
7. Feb.
rain risk 10%

↓ 76 / ↑ 83 °F


Activities around Punta Cana

You can enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving here as the water remains considerably shallow even as you go far out.Punta Cana water temperature is warm for most of the year, especially during December and May.

There are many excursions available to take you to various locations on the Island. You will discover ship wrecks and amazing coral reefs on these excursions among other adventurous activities.


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