Climate and Average Weather in Dominica
Dominica is one of the few countries in the world that truly has a tropical rainforest climate This climate makes Dominica an all-year destination; the temperature remains constant almost year round. In winter months the temperature averages between 21 and 28° Celsius (69 & 82 degrees Fahrenheit) and in summer it ranges from 23 to 30°C (73 - 86° F). The dry season is from February to the end of May and the rainy season lasts from June to October. The spring months, from February to April, are the driest. The heaviest rain falls during late summer and fall, this is from August to December.
The average yearly rainfall ranges from about 1,900 mm (74.8 inch) at the coast to 5,000 mm (196.8 inch) inland. Hurricanes coming in from the Atlantic Ocean can be expected during summer months, usually between June and October. The peak of hurricane season is late August to early September.
During the drier months there is still a regular shower, but the showers are less intense and often last shorter. This season is the best time to travel to Dominica. If you want to be sure you have sunny weather, it is best to book your holiday in February, March or April.
Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information for Dominica?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year
Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.