Dominica weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Dominica

The best time to visit in Dominica is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Dominica is 29°C in July and the lowest is 27°C in January.

Dominica has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Dominica 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 Dominica by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 33 21 21 45 58 36 57 77 82 88 80 41
Climate data from city: Roseau

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14 day weather forecast Dominica

The weather for in Dominica will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Dominica is based on the weather conditions in the city of Roseau.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 28 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
28° 6.0 mm 65% 4 m/s 1
Monday 29 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.6 mm 15% 5 m/s 1
Tuesday 30 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.9 mm 25% 5 m/s 1
Wednesday 1 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.2 mm 20% 6 m/s 1
Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.8 mm 20% 6 m/s 2
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.4 mm 10% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.6 mm 15% 4 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.4 mm 10% 5 m/s 2
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
28° 0.3 mm 10% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
28° 0.3 mm 10% 8 m/s 2
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
28° 0.7 mm 20% 9 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
28° 0.4 mm 10% 9 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
28° 0.7 mm 20% 5 m/s 2

Climate Dominica

Dominica has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Dominica is 28° degrees and there is about 640 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 44 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Dominica

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 28 28 29 29 29 29 28 28
Night temp. (°C) 26 25 26 26 27 28 28 28 28 28 27 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 33 21 21 45 58 36 57 77 82 88 80 41
Days with rain 22 18 17 20 22 19 22 20 21 23 22 23
Dry days 9 10 14 10 9 11 9 11 9 8 8 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 11 11 10 11 11 11 8 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Roseau

Dominica weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Dominica? 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 Dominica?

Dominica lies in a straight line about 10,049 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Roseau).

How long is the flight to Dominica?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Dominica is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Dominica?

These are the largest airports in Dominica:

  • Douglas-Charles Airport – Marigot

How many inhabitants are there in Dominica?

Dominica has approximately 71,293 inhabitants.

How big is Dominica?

The area of Dominica is around 754 km². It is 1619x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Dominica?

The capital of Dominica is Roseau.

What is the currency of Dominica?

In Dominica the East Caribbean dollar (XCD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 November 2021

  • 1 East Caribbean dollar = 0.18 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 5.71 East Caribbean dollar
  • 10 East Caribbean dollar = 1.75 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 57.07 East Caribbean dollar
  • 100 East Caribbean dollar = 17.52 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 570.69 East Caribbean dollar

What is the area code of Dominica?

The area code to call Dominica is +1809.