Climate in Puerto Plata: when to go

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Annual average climate in Puerto Plata

You will find a summary of the climatic averages over the entire year in Puerto Plata:

  • Minimum annual temperature: 21°C
  • Average annual temperature: 26°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 31°C
  • Precipitation: 241 mm/month (with 20 rainy days/month)

Monthly climate normals

Min / Max Precipitation
January 19 ° / 29 ° 301mm / 23 days
february 19 ° / 29 ° 178mm / 18 days
March 19 ° / 30 ° 193mm / 19 days
April 20 ° / 30 ° 312mm / 20 days
may 21 ° / 31 ° 269mm / 20 days
June 22 ° / 33 ° -
July 22 ° / 33 ° -
August 22 ° / 33 ° 168mm / 19 days
September 22 ° / 33 ° 201mm / 18 days
October 22 ° / 33 ° 215mm / 19 days
November 21 ° / 31 ° 324mm / 20 days
December 20 ° / 30 ° 253mm / 22 days

These weather stats were generated using data provided by the PUERTO PLATA weather station. This station is located in the Dominican Republic, 15 km from Puerto Plata and is located at an altitude of 5 meters.





The best time to go, or the one to avoid

Below is some additional information that should allow you to choose when is the best time to stay in Puerto Plata, or the periods to exclude.


Which are the hottest months in Puerto Plata?

In Puerto Plata, the months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
June (with 33°C), September (with 33°C), July (with 33°C), …

What are the coldest months?

The months of the year that register the lowest average temperatures in Puerto Plata are:
January (with 24°C), february (with 24°C), March (with 25°C), …

Which are the driest months in Puerto Plata?

In Puerto Plata, the months of the year with the fewest rainy days are:
September (with 18 rainy days/month), february (with 18 rainy days/month), August (with 19 rainy days/month), …


What are the rainiest months?

The months with the most rainy days in Puerto Plata are:
January (with 23 rainy days/month), December (with 22 rainy days/month), November (with 20 rainy days/month), …

What is the weather around?

Nearby cities with a similar climate

Other cities around Puerto Plata can record fairly close climatic normals:
Rio Grande (16 km from Puerto Plata), Monte Llano (11 km), Imbert (15 km), Sosúa (18 km), Altamira (21 km), Cabarete (30 km), Palmar Arriba ( 29 km), Guananico (26 km), ...

Around Puerto Plata

You might also be interested in these cities:
Saint Domingue (169 km from Puerto Plata), Santa Cruz de Barahona (181 km), …

In the Dominican Republic

Check the climate forecasts for other major cities in the Dominican Republic:
Santo Domingo (169 km from Puerto Plata), Punta Cana (275 km), Santa Cruz de Barahona (181 km), …

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