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Weather in Punta Cana

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Bradley, Illinois
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Weather in Punta Cana

We leave for Punta Cana on November 14th for 7 days. I have been watching the weather channel and it shows 60% chance of rain every day so far....does anyone have any idea what the weather is like there in November....I am starting to panic...help


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If you do a search in this forum on `weather`you will find a TON of entries, mostly people starting to panic because of scary weather forecasts - don`t worry. The weather forecasts are notoriously unreliable and when they correctly forecast rain it may be for five minutes and may (often as not) occur at night.

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It's way too early to predict the weather on November 14. Don't even bother checking the day before you leave, as chances are that it will be wrong then too.

We've been to Punta Cana in late November and always had great weather - sunny and hot with an occasional passing shower.

Edited: 24 October 2011, 21:08
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I agree with the above. It rained when we were there, and it only lasted maybe 10 minutes.... Go and enjoy your vacation, and don't worry.

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You are going @ the tail end of the rainy season; I was there a few weeks later and we had rain once. The sun does come out and it's warm and you are away so don't freak out.


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Unless you have cancellation insurance its really not worth worrying about. Been to PC 7 times, had one day of heavy rain and one 5 minute shower. Been in Feb, Mar and April.

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We just got back from the Mayan Riviera and the forecast was 70% rain.

We had beautiful weather for 10 of our 12 days there.

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I've come to realize over the years that all these weather websites for the carribean are not accurate at all. Just keep your fingers crossed and hope for the sunshine.

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