In Punta Cana, over 80% of the year is rain free. Like most tropical climates, you can be strolling in a pleasant early morning shower, then the rain will stop, and before you know it, you’re dry. December to April is known as the Caribbean’s cool season, with midday temperatures in the mid-eighties. It can be windy, and get as cool as the low-seventies. One of the main worries of many visitors is about hurricane season. The Dominican Republic is in the natural pathway of storms during hurricane season, however, it doesn't get many direct hits.
While you're at Punta Cana, you may decide you want to do some shopping. Fortunately, Punta Cana has a variety of fantastic places to go shopping. No matter what you're looking for, whether it's American-style shopping malls or authentic Dominican markets, you're sure to find it while shopping in Punta Cana.