The climate in Santo Domingo during May can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
May is in the spring in Santo Domingo and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||31.8°C 89.2°F|
|Nightly temperature||21.6°C 70.9°F|
|Average temperature||26.7°C 80.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.2 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||222 mm 8.7 ins|
|Rainy days||12 days|
|Sea temperature||27.5°C 81.5°F|
|Windspeed||10.8kph 7 mph|
On average May is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 222mm 8.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 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 Santo Domingo in May 2023.
|Hottest month:||July||32.4°C 90.3°F|
|Driest month:||January||63mm 2.5ins|
|Coldest month:||January||29.4°C 84.9°F|
|Wettest month:||August||239mm 9.4ins|