Punta cana Weather June Averages, Dominican Republic
What's the weather like in Punta Cana in June
Punta Cana, found on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, is one of the most popular holiday destinations for families and couples alike in the Caribbean. This resort enjoys a tropical climate with plenty of sunshine and scorching temperatures throughout the year. June falls at the start of the wet season in Punta Cana, when the heat and rainfall are both intense.
During this month, the average temperature for the resort increases slightly from 27.5°C at the start of the month up to 28°C in the final few days. Daily highs stay constant at 31°C, whilst daily lows rise from 24° to 25°C as the month progresses.
In recent times, the highest temperature ever registered in the resort in June is 36°C, whilst the lowest temperature ever recorded in the resort during this month is 19°C.
Because it falls at the start of the wet season in Punta Cana, June sees quite a lot of rainfall in comparison to April and May. At this time of the year, the average rainfall for the resort is 99mm that's four inches. This precipitation is spread out across six rainy days throughout the month, which means there is a small chance that you'll experience some of the wet stuff during your holiday. It's always better to be safe than sorry, so think about packing some waterproof clothing or an umbrella.
The most common types of precipitation you'll experience in Punta Cana in June are thunderstorms and light rain. Precipitation most commonly occurs around June 11th, when it makes an appearance on 54% of days. On the other hand, precipitation is least likely to fall around June 3rd and June 30th, when it only appears on 51% of days.
Average Sunshine Hours
During June, Punta Cana enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine each day that's the same as in May. With so many sunshine hours, you'll have plenty of opportunities to do as much or as little as you please during your holiday.
Throughout the month, the length of the day is essentially constant, with a difference of only three minutes between the start and the end of the month. The shortest day in June is June 1st with 13 hours and ten minutes of daylight, whilst the longest day of the month is June 18th with 13 hours and 15 minutes of daylight.
In June, the sky in Punta Cana is most accurately described as being partly cloudy, with a median cloud coverage of 57%. The cloud coverage decreases as the month progresses, falling from 59% on June 1st down to 55% by June 30th.
Over the course of an average June in Punta Cana, wind speeds tend to fluctuate between 0 m/s and 6 m/s (calm to moderate breeze), almost never going over 8 m/s (moderate breeze). The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) tends to occur around June 30th, when the average daily maximum is 6 m/s (moderate breeze). On the other hand, the lowest average wind speed of 3 m/s (light breeze) usually happens around June 1st, when the average daily maximum is 5 m/s (gentle breeze).
The relative humidity for Punta Cana in June ranges between a mildly humid 67% and a very humid 94%, almost never dropping below 61% or rising above 99%. The air is most often at its driest around June 21st, when the relative humidity levels fall below 70% three days out of every four. On the other hand, June 21st is when the air is at its most humid, when relative humidity levels rise above 92% three days out of every four.
Average Sea Temperature
The average sea temperature for Punta Cana in June is 28°C that's 1°C warmer than in May. Whilst everyone feels water temperature differently, almost all visitors to the resort agree that this is the perfect temperature for all sorts of aquatic activities, including swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.
Punta Cana Hotels in June
Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro
When it comes to affordable luxury accommodation in Punta Cana, the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro is a top pick. This five-star adults-only hotel provides accommodation in the form of various superb suites, including a number of swim-ups and ocean views. There are loads of services and facilities for guests to enjoy onsite, including swimming pools, bars, restaurants, spa, wellness centre and boutiques.
The Iberostar Dominicana
The Iberostar Dominicana is another great choice for anyone staying in Punta Cana. This beachfront all-inclusive hotel provides guests with a choice of standard rooms, junior suites and family suites, providing something for everyone. Onsite services and facilities include numerous bars and restaurants, nightclub, casino, kids' clubs, spa and shopping centre.
Barcelo Bavaro Beach
Couples looking for a romantic holiday in Punta Cana should consider staying at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach. This adults-only hotel is located on the beach and provides accommodation in the form of superior rooms and master suites, many of which come with beach views. Onsite services and amenities include bars and restaurants, spa, golf course, sporting activities, swimming pools, casino, nightclub, theatre, tours and shopping centre.
Bars and Restaurants
Nam Nam in Bavaro
Even if you're staying at an all-inclusive hotel, it's worth sampling the local cuisine. If you're looking for a light lunch, head to restaurant Nam Nam in Bavaro, where you'll find a wide range of dishes to suit all tastes. This great restaurant produces home-cooked food for cheap prices.
For a casual relaxed environment visit Blue Marlin. The service provided here is of great quality, just like the food. Make sure you book before coming visiting as it's always popular, especially with guests staying in the hotel. Order the fresh catch of the day for a taste sensation or a Dominican speciality dish. Enjoy your meal overlooking the Caribbean. If you prefer sitting inside a blue-tiled fireplace decorates the back of the bar.
Things to do in Punta Cana in June
Uvero Alto Ranch
There are many beautiful beaches in Punta Cana and one of the best ways to experience them is on horseback. Whether you're an expert or an amateur, the trainers at the Uvero Alto Ranch will find the perfect horse to suit your abilities. Trot along the golden sand or gallop through the shallow waters on this family-friendly excursion. The tour includes many added extras, including pick-up and drop-off at your hotel, horseback ride, free time at Macao Beach, scenic drive, drinks, snacks and a professional guide.
The Six Senses Spa
If you fancy a little rest and relaxation, you'll be pleased to hear that there are many wonderful spas in Punta Cana. The Six Senses Spa is made up of eight indoor treatment areas a beauty room, Thai massage room, individual treatment room and five couples treatment rooms and two outdoor treatment suites with herb gardens and a Yin-Yang bath. There are all sorts of treatments and massages available, each of which is designed to sooth and relax you.
Macao Surf Camp
For something a bit livelier, learn how to surf like a pro at Macao Surf Camp. The owners of this surf school arrange transportation from your hotel to Macao Beach where an instructor and several assistants will help you learn the basics of surfing. If you're an experienced surfer and don't need any lessons, simply head to the beach and rent some of the Punta Cana Surf School's equipment from their beachside rental shack.
Dates for the diary
Gran Bahia Principe
Between June 1st and June 8th in 2014, the KBS 2014 Dominican Republic takes place at the Gran Bahia Principe. This is the second edition of the annual dance event and is designed to teach visitors of all ages three different kinds of dance: Bachata, Salsa and Kizomba. During this event, dance teachers will host various workshops and famous dancers will perform on stage.
Iberostar Punta Cana
Between June 5th and June 9th in 2014, the Iberostar Punta Cana hosts the Annual Family/Friends Getaway. This organised annual tour allows you to explore all the corners of the Iberostar Punta Cana resort without having to stay there. Whether you're just nosy or want to see what the facilities are like for a future holiday, this tour makes for a great day out.
On June 19th in 2014, the whole of Punta Cana celebrates Corpus Christi. This religious event is honoured with special masses held in churches throughout the resort, with Christians taking communion in commemoration of the Last Supper of Christ.
Punta Cana Tennis Camp
Although the official dates have yet to be released, the Punta Cana Tennis Camp is scheduled to take place between June and August in 2014. During these months, the PuntaCana Resort & Club hosts a professional tennis camp which adults and children alike can attend. Under the guidance of professional tennis player Felix De Los Santos, the staff work together to help tennis players improve their game.