Best time to visit, weather and climate Puerto Plata
Best time to visit Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Best time to visit Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

The best time to visit Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Puerto Plata is 31°C in august and the lowest is 27°C in january. The water temperature is between 27°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Puerto Plata is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Puerto Plata is an 9,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Puerto Plata has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Puerto Plata or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Puerto Plata per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 28°C 27°C
33
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31
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46
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36
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63
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26
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24
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39
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52
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81
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65
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36
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Climate Puerto Plata

Climate Puerto Plata


Climate Puerto Plata per Month

Climate Puerto Plata per Month

Puerto Plata has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Puerto Plata is 29° degrees and there is about 532 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 107 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 28°C 27°C
Night 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C
Water 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 28°C
Precip 33
mm
31
mm
46
mm
36
mm
63
mm
26
mm
24
mm
39
mm
52
mm
81
mm
65
mm
36
mm
Rain
days
16 15 17 15 18 12 11 13 18 22 21 19
Dry
days
15 13 14 15 13 18 20 18 12 9 9 12
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
 


Climate Puerto Plata january

On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Puerto Plata and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In january there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Puerto Plata and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In february there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Puerto Plata and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Puerto Plata and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 27° degrees. In april there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata may

On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Puerto Plata and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata june

On average, it is maximum 30° in june in Puerto Plata and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Puerto Plata and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In july there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Puerto Plata and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Puerto Plata and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata october

On average, it is maximum 30° in october in Puerto Plata and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Puerto Plata and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In november there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Puerto Plata.

Climate Puerto Plata december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Puerto Plata and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In december there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Puerto Plata.

14 day weather forecast Puerto Plata

14 day weather forecast Puerto Plata

The weather for Puerto Plata in Dominican Republic will be 35° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
3 Jul
Broken wolken 35°C 22°C 27°C 3.0 mm 50% 3m/s 7
Sa
4 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 34°C 22°C 27°C 2.9 mm 50% 2m/s 5
Su
5 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 33°C 23°C 27°C 2.8 mm 50% 3m/s 11
Mo
6 Jul
Enkele wolken 33°C 22°C 27°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 11
Tu
7 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 32°C 22°C 27°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 8
We
8 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 33°C 22°C 27°C 0.1 mm 20% 3m/s 10
Th
9 Jul
Broken wolken 33°C 22°C 27°C 2.5 mm 45% 3m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
10 Jul
Broken wolken 32°C 21°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 8
Sa
11 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 32°C 22°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 10
Su
12 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 34°C 21°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 10
Mo
13 Jul
Broken wolken 33°C 21°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 5
Tu
14 Jul
Broken wolken 33°C 23°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4
We
15 Jul
Broken wolken 34°C 22°C 27°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 9
Th
16 Jul
Gespreide bewolking 33°C 22°C 27°C 0.9 mm 25% 4m/s 9
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Currency Puerto Plata

Currency Puerto Plata

In Puerto Plata the Dominican peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Dominican peso (DOP) 3 july 2020

1 Dominican peso = 0,02 United States dollar
100 Dominican peso = 1,71 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 58,44 Dominican peso
100 United States dollar = 5.844,09 Dominican peso

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Time difference Puerto Plata

Time difference Puerto Plata

In Puerto Plata it is now 19:26 o’clock in the evening on friday 3 july 2020. That is equal to the time in United States. The time zone of Puerto Plata is America/Santo_Domingo and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

Vaccinations Puerto Plata

Vaccinations Puerto Plata

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Puerto Plata.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
  • ZIKA-virus