Puerto Plata Weather in December

What's the weather like in Puerto Plata (Puerto Plata) in December 2022?

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.

Puerto Plata weather averages (imperial / metric)
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
Humidity 80%
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.

December temperatures in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata average temperature in December

December rainfall

Puerto Plata average rain in December

December hourly sunshine

Puerto Plata average rain in December

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.

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Puerto Plata weather stats

Puerto Plata weather statistics
Hottest month: August 32.2°C 90°F
Driest month: July 62mm 2.4ins
Sunniest month: August 8.5hrs
Coldest month: January 27.5°C 81.5°F
Wettest month: December 246mm 9.7ins
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