Climate and Average Weather in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has to a large extent a tropical savanna climate. The northeast of the country has a tropical rainforest climate due to the high amounts of rainfall throughout the year. Temperatures during the day are between 28 and 33 degrees Celsius (82.4 - 91.4 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the year and at night the temperature rarely drops below twenty degrees Celsius (68° F), with the exception of the higher areas.

The Dominican Republic is an all-year destination. Rainfall is very seasonal. The wettest months are October through to April in the north, with May to November being rainy season in the south. The south can also be struck by hurricanes during August and September. The best time to travel to the Dominican Republic is between January and April.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information for the Dominican Republic?
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.

Places in the Dominican Republic

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Regions in the Dominican Republic