Puerto Plata Weather in May

What's the weather like in Puerto Plata (Puerto Plata) in May 2023?

The climate in Puerto Plata during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

May is in the spring in Puerto Plata and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 20°C (67°F) is normal.

Puerto Plata weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 30.9°C 87.5°F
Nightly temperature 19.6°C 67.2°F
Average temperature 25.2°C 77.4°F
Daily sunshine 7.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 167 mm 6.6 ins
Rainy days 13 days
Sea temperature 27.2°C 81°F
Humidity 76%
Windspeed 10.4kph 7 mph

On average May is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Puerto Plata with around 167mm 6.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.2 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Puerto Plata

Puerto Plata average temperature in May

May rainfall

Puerto Plata average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Puerto Plata average rain in May

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 May 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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