May weather forecast and climate
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

What is the temperature in May in Puerto Plata?

In May, in Puerto Plata, the average high-temperature is 31.2°C (88.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Puerto Plata in May?

In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, during May, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 129mm (5.1") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Puerto Plata?

The average seawater temperature, in May, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.
Average temperature in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in May: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (17.3°C).

Average rainfall in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in May: 129mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (231.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (51mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in May: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (6 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average sea temperature in May: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (25.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in May: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in May - Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).

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