Weather in Puerto Plata Province, Dominican Republic in May

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May is a hot time for sunbathing in Puerto Plata Province. May is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Plata Province with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Puerto Plata Province in the months of April, June, July, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May is 23°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Puerto Plata Province in May

The average day light hours per day in Puerto Plata Province in May are 13.1 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Puerto Plata Province in May is typically 13.2 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May

The average sea water temperature in Puerto Plata Province in May is 26.8° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Wind Speed in Puerto Plata Province in May

The average maximum wind speed in Puerto Plata Province in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Puerto Plata Province in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Puerto Plata Province in May is from the East.

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