Punta Cana

Avg weather in May
13 Hrs per day
156 mm per month
77 % avg
10 Mph avg


What’s the weather like in Punta Cana in May?

Punta Cana is a vibrant Caribbean resort on the east coast of the Dominican Republic. With a tropical climate the region has lovely warm weather all year round, with lots of sunshine and balmy seas making this the perfect beach holiday destination. May is the beginning of the rainy season in Punta Cana, but the wet weather won’t ruin your holiday as showers are usually short and sharp at this time of year.


In May, the average temperature in Punta Cana is 27°C, with highs of a very hot 30°C. After dark, temperatures dip only slightly to around 24°C, so you’ll be grateful for air conditioning in your hotel. Although it’s the wet season, Punta Cana expects just 70mm of rain this month, so showers are infrequent and short-lived. For days on the beach, there’s around nine hours of sunshine each day in Punta Cana, with the Caribbean waters measuring a warm 27°C, perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

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