Dominican Republic
weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Dominican Republic

To go to the Dominican Republic, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In the Dominican Republic, August is the warmest month with 87°F and the most cold month is 82°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in the Dominican Republic, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate Dominican Republic by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 82 82 83 84 84 85 86 87 87 86 84 83
Precipitation (inch) 2 3 6 8 20 13 19 23 13 17 8 3

Weather data from: Santo Domingo

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Climate Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Dominican Republic is 55° degrees and there is about 137 inch 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 Dominican Republic by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 82 82 83 84 84 85 86 87 87 86 84 83
Night temp. (°F) 68 68 69 70 72 73 74 74 74 73 72 70
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 3 6 8 20 13 19 23 13 17 8 3
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

Weather data from: Santo Domingo

Dominican Republic weather by month

What is the average Dominican Republic weather like in a given month? 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.

Dominican Republic weather

The weather for Dominican Republic over the next 14 days will be 84°F till 90° with several days chance of light rain showers.

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

5-day weather forecast Dominican Republic

21 march
0.2 in
5 m/s
22 march
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6 m/s
23 march
0.4 in
6 m/s
24 march
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6 m/s
25 march
0.2 in
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Dominican Republic

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic lies in a straight line about 1,535 miles from United States (New York → Santo Domingo).

How long is the flight to Dominican Republic?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Dominican Republic is approximately 7 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Dominican Republic?

These are the largest airports in Dominican Republic:

  • Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago
  • Casa De Campo International Airport (LRM) in La Romana
  • Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata
  • Maria Montez International Airport (BRX) in Barahona
  • Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana
  • Samaná El Catey International Airport (AZS) in Samaná
  • La Isabela International Airport (JBQ) in La Isabela
  • Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo Este

How many inhabitants does Dominican Republic have?

Dominican Republic has 10,169,172 inhabitants.

How big is Dominican Republic?

The surface area of Dominican Republic is 30,281 mi². It is 8x smaller than United States.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 21 March 2023

  • 1 US dollar = 57.92 Dominican peso
  • 1 Dominican peso = 0.017 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 5,792.46 Dominican peso
  • 100 Dominican peso = 1.73 US dollar

What is the area code of Dominican Republic?

The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.