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Amber Cove Weather in July: Hot and Dry

Amber Cove weather in July
Average high temperature and rainfall for Amber Cove in July. © 2021 Scott S. Bateman

Amber Cove weather in July has some of the best weather of the year for this Dominican Republic cruise port.

Amber Cove, a private port owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, is near Puerto Plata on the northern coast of Dominican Republic.

It is a common stop for Carnival ships on eastern Caribbean cruises. Visitors will likely not be disappointed by Amber Cove weather in July.

Amber Cove Temperatures in July

The port’s temperatures in July are among the hottest in the Caribbean. Amber Cove has an average daytime temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit or 32 Celsius, according to Dominican Republic’s Office of National Meteorology. The average low temperature, mostly at night, is 70 Fahrenheit or 21 Celsius.

July temperatures reach the highest point of the year in July and stay there through October.

Compared to many Caribbean destinations, Amber Cove temperatures at night are fairly cool. They will bring water temperatures down quite a bit in the mornings. Swimming will feel most pleasant from late mornings to early evenings.

Amber Cove Dry Season

This video explains Caribbean weather in July and which islands are the best and worst to visit for weather.

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For Amber Cove, July is the second month of its annual dry season that goes through October.

The average rainfall in July is nearly three inches, according to the National Office of Meteorology. Rainfall averages about three inches or less from June through September.

The July rainfall average for Amber Cove is one of the lowest in the Caribbean. Many other destinations have more rain in July because of the Caribbean hurricane season, which officially begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30.

The rainy season brings quite a bit more rain. Amber Cove averages four to as much as 10 inches of rain per month from October through May.

Historically, Amber Cove weather in July is among the best all year long along with June, August and September.

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Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the Americas. He is the author of four books about cruising in the Caribbean, Alaska and Mexican Riviera.
June 01, 2023

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