Dominican Republic weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Dominican Republic

The best time to visit the Dominican Republic is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Dominican Republic is 30°C in June and the lowest is 28°C in January.

Dominican Republic has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Dominican Republic or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Dominican Republic by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 28 28 28 29 29 30 30 30 30 30 29 28
Precipitation (mm) 5 8 14 21 51 34 49 59 34 44 21 8

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14 day weather forecast Dominican Republic

The weather for the Dominican Republic will be 32° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Dominican Republic is based on the weather conditions in the city of Santo Domingo.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
28° 2.0 mm 40% 3 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
28° 0.4 mm 10% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 3.3 mm 50% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 5.3 mm 65% 3 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
22°
28° 5.3 mm 65% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 5.3 mm 65% 3 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
28° 2.6 mm 45% 4 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 1.8 mm 40% 4 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 3.7 mm 55% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
21°
28° 0.8 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
21°
28° 1.3 mm 30% 5 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
21°
28° 12.0 mm 80% 4 m/s 2
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
21°
28° 3.9 mm 55% 4 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
21°
28° 0.8 mm 20% 5 m/s 2

Climate Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Dominican Republic is 29° degrees and there is about 349 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 191 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Dominican Republic

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 28 28 28 29 29 30 30 30 30 30 29 28
Night temp. (°C) 20 20 20 21 22 23 23 23 23 23 22 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 5 8 14 21 51 34 49 59 34 44 21 8
Days with rain 6 7 10 13 17 14 16 16 15 14 11 8
Dry days 25 21 21 17 14 16 15 15 15 17 19 23
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
Climate data from city: Santo Domingo

Dominican Republic weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Dominican Republic? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic lies in a straight line about 16,111 km from Philippines (Manila → Santo Domingo).

How long is the flight to Dominican Republic?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Dominican Republic is approximately 20 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Dominican Republic?

These are the largest airports in Dominican Republic:

How many inhabitants are there in Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic has approximately 10,169,172 inhabitants.

How big is Dominican Republic?

The area of Dominican Republic is around 48,730 km². It is 6x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Dominican Republic?

The capital of Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo.

What is the currency of Dominican Republic?

In Dominican Republic the Dominican peso (DOP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 2 December 2021

  • 1 Dominican peso = 1.20 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.83 Dominican peso
  • 10 Dominican peso = 12.00 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 8.34 Dominican peso
  • 100 Dominican peso = 119.95 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 83.37 Dominican peso

What is the area code of Dominican Republic?

The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.