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Punta Cana vs Cancun: Where are the Best Weather Conditions?

Are you still thinking which resort would be better for your vacation Punta Cana or Cancun? Following information will help you to make right decision.
Table below displays average weather conditions based on information from 14 day weather forecast.
  Punta Cana   Cancun
Current Weather Conditions
Day Air Temperature 80.8°F 80.9°F
Night Air Temperature 77.8°F 77.1°F
Cloudiness 70.8% 67.3%
Sea Water Temperature * 86.6°F 85.2°F
Rainy Days / Precipitation totals 9 days (3.7 in.) 8 days (2.9 in.)
Sunshine Hours Per Day ** 04h. 13m. 04h. 33m.
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 Punta Cana and Cancun?
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.
Punta Cana
The most sunny months:
March 16 days
June 15 days
January 14 days
The most warm months:
September 91.3 °F
August 91.3 °F
July 91.3 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
September 88.1 °F
October 88.0 °F
August 87.3 °F
The most rainy months:
August 9 days
October 7 days
September 6 days
 
Cancun
The most sunny months:
July 19 days
August 17 days
April 16 days
The most warm months:
August 93.2 °F
July 93.0 °F
September 91.4 °F
Warmest sea temperature:
August 88.9 °F
September 88.5 °F
July 88.1 °F
The most rainy months:
September 10 days
October 10 days
June 7 days