Dominican Republic
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Dominican Republic

The best time to visit 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 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 Dominican Republic weather 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

Climate data from city: Santo Domingo




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Dominican Republic weather

The Dominican Republic weather for will be 25° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature is 26°C.

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

5-day weather forecast Dominican Republic

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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34°C
23°C
1.1 mm
25%
3 Bft
S
26°C
11
Wednesday
29 june
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35°C
23°C
3.2 mm
50%
3 Bft
SSE
26°C
11
Thursday
30 june
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32°C
22°C
11.6 mm
80%
3 Bft
SW
26°C
10
Friday
1 july
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30°C
22°C
14 mm
80%
3 Bft
SSW
26°C
10
Saturday
2 july
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32°C
22°C
4.2 mm
60%
4 Bft
SSW
26°C
10

View the 14 day weather forecast for Dominican Republic


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.

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 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.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic lies in a straight line about 11,030 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Santo Domingo).

How long is the flight to Dominican Republic?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Dominican Republic is approximately 13 h. 50 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 25x smaller than New Zealand.

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 28 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 3.76 Dominican peso
  • 1 Dominican peso = 0.27 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 375.57 Dominican peso
  • 100 Dominican peso = 26.64 South African rand

What is the area code of Dominican Republic?

The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.