The climate in Puerto Plata during December can be summarized as warm, humid and very wet.
December is in the winter in Puerto Plata and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||27.8°C 82°F|
|Nightly temperature||17.9°C 64.1°F|
|Average temperature||22.8°C 73°F|
|Daily sunshine||5.9 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||246 mm 9.7 ins|
|Rainy days||14 days|
|Sea temperature||27.3°C 81.1°F|
|Windspeed||7.9kph 5 mph|
On average December is the wettest month of the year in Puerto Plata with around 246mm 9.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Puerto Plata in December 2022.
|Hottest month:||August||32.2°C 90°F|
|Driest month:||July||62mm 2.4ins|
|Coldest month:||January||27.5°C 81.5°F|
|Wettest month:||December||246mm 9.7ins|