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Puerto Plata vs Punta Cana: Where are the Best Weather Conditions?

Are you still thinking which resort would be better for your vacation Puerto Plata or Punta Cana? Following information will help you to make right decision.
Table below displays average weather conditions based on information from 14 day weather forecast.
  Puerto Plata   Punta Cana
Current Weather Conditions
Day Air Temperature 78.8°F 81.2°F
Night Air Temperature 73.7°F 77.7°F
Cloudiness 62.4% 67.2%
Sea Water Temperature * 83.6°F 84.0°F
Rainy Days / Precipitation totals 6 days (3.6 in.) 6 days (2.8 in.)
Sunshine Hours Per Day ** 05h. 12m. 04h. 42m.
14 day forecast 14 day forecast
* There is no forecast for sea water temperature that is why we display current value.
** We are using day length and cloud cover information for each day of two weeks forecast to calculate average value for this parameter.
What is the best time for vacation?
Charts below will help you to compare such weather conditions as day and night air temperature, sea water temperature and precipitation totals. Chart's data is based on information gathered for the last three years.

Resorts Air Temperature by Month, °F

Air Temperature: Day Night

Sea Water Temperature by Month, °F

Precipitation Totals by Month, in

When is the best time to visit Puerto Plata and Punta Cana?
Following information will help you to choose the best time to visit desired resort. You can see the top months of the year for each place.
Puerto Plata
The most sunny months:
July 19 days
September 19 days
June 18 days
The most warm months:
July 92.9 °F
August 92.5 °F
September 91.8 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
October 88.1 °F
September 88.0 °F
November 86.9 °F
The most rainy months:
November 7 days
October 6 days
September 6 days
Punta Cana
The most sunny months:
March 18 days
June 18 days
September 17 days
The most warm months:
July 92.2 °F
September 92.1 °F
August 92.0 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
September 88.1 °F
October 88.0 °F
August 87.3 °F
The most rainy months:
August 7 days
November 5 days
September 5 days