Punta Cana Water Temperature


Punta Cana Water Temperature

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.

Punta Cana current water temperature is: 83°F

This water temperature is warm enough for water sports

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 of Punta Cana

  January February March April May June July August September October November December
High. Temperature in °F (°C) 80
(26)
77
(25)
77
(25)
78
(26)
79
(26)
81
(27)
84
(29)
83
(28)
78
(26)
77
(25)
80
(27)
79
(26)
ø Temperature in °F (°C) 73
(23)
70
(21)
70
(21)
72
(21)
73
(23)
76
(24)
78
(26)
77
(25)
73
(23)
72
(22)
75
(24)
74
(23)
Low. Temperature in °F (°C) 66
(19)
64
(18)
64
(18)
65
(19)
68
(20)
70
(21)
72
(22)
71
(21)
67
(20)
67
(20)
70
(21)
69
(20)
Days with rain (d) 12 10 12 10 17 17 18 20 17 14 17 16
Preciption (inches) 3.9 2.01 3.31 5.55 6.14 4.72 3.54 4.96 4.49 3.43 6.85 3.54

Database: 2009-2013

14 Days Weather Forecast for Punta Cana

21. May.
Patchy rain nearby

↓ 76 / ↑ 87 °F

Rainrisk 93%
22. May.
Sunny

↓ 75 / ↑ 87 °F

Rainrisk 100%
23. May.
Sunny

↓ 76 / ↑ 95 °F

Rainrisk 100%
24. May.
Sunny

↓ 76 / ↑ 96 °F

Rainrisk 97%
25. May.
Sunny

↓ 76 / ↑ 96 °F

Rainrisk 100%
26. May.
Sunny

↓ 76 / ↑ 91 °F

Rainrisk 66%
27. May.
Sunny

↓ 76 / ↑ 95 °F

Rainrisk 10%
28. May.
Light rain shower

↓ 75 / ↑ 90 °F

Rainrisk 87%
29. May.
Patchy rain nearby

↓ 76 / ↑ 92 °F

Rainrisk 71%
30. May.
Patchy rain nearby

↓ 71 / ↑ 93 °F

Rainrisk 19%
31. May.
Moderate or heavy rain shower

↓ 74 / ↑ 89 °F

Rainrisk 10%
1. Jun.
Light rain shower

↓ 74 / ↑ 89 °F

Rainrisk 10%
2. Jun.
Sunny

↓ 74 / ↑ 93 °F

Rainrisk 10%
3. Jun.
Sunny

↓ 72 / ↑ 93 °F

Rainrisk 10%

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.

Picture Copyright: Flickr CC 2.0 Sarah_Ackerman

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