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
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14 day weather forecast Dominican Republic
The weather for the Dominican Republic will be around 32° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.
The weather forecast for Dominican Republic is based on the weather conditions in the city of Santo Domingo.
Weather forecast this week
|Sunday 19 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.9 mm||25%||3 m/s||10|
|Monday 20 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||2.9 mm||50%||3 m/s||8|
|Tuesday 21 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||2.4 mm||45%||4 m/s||9|
|Wednesday 22 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||1.3 mm||30%||3 m/s||4|
|Thursday 23 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.8 mm||20%||3 m/s||9|
|Friday 24 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.8 mm||20%||2 m/s||8|
|Saturday 25 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0 mm||0%||2 m/s||8|
Weather forecast next week
|Sunday 26 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0 mm||0%||2 m/s||9|
|Monday 27 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||2.4 mm||45%||2 m/s||8|
|Tuesday 28 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.9 mm||25%||2 m/s||8|
|Wednesday 29 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.9 mm||25%||3 m/s||8|
|Thursday 30 Sep||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.4 mm||15%||3 m/s||7|
|Friday 1 Oct||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||2.6 mm||45%||2 m/s||3|
|Saturday 2 Oct||Water||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|30°||0.4 mm||15%||3 m/s||4|
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
|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|
|Days with rain||6||7||10||13||17||14||16||16||15||14||11||8|
|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|
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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Popular places the Dominican Republic
- Boca Chica
- Juan Dolio
- Najayo al Medio
- Los Altos
- Plaza Cacique
- La Malena
- Playa Bayahibe
- La Boruga
- Boca del Arroyo
- Monte Frío
- Los Tomates
- Rancho de Yagua
- Jobo Dulce
- El Peñón
- La Nuez
- Punta Cana
- La Jina
- El Transbordo
- Bonao Abajo
- Los Tamarindos
- Batey Bermejo
- Los Higüeros
- Ensanche Bella Vista
- La Romana
- Mata los Indios
- El Callejón
- Santo Domingo
- San Pedro de Macorís
- La Vega
- San Cristóbal
- San Francisco de Macorís
- Puerto Plata
- San Juan
- El Pino
- Hato Mayor
- El Seibo
- Monte Cristi
- Monte Plata
- El Cruce del Quince
- El Cruce de los Arroces
- El Cruce
- El Cruce
- Playa Dorada
- La Cuchilla
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:
- Cibao International Airport – Santiago
- Casa De Campo International Airport – La Romana
- Gregorio Luperon International Airport – Puerto Plata
- Maria Montez International Airport – Barahona
- Punta Cana International Airport – Punta Cana
- Samaná El Catey International Airport – Samaná
- La Isabela International Airport – La Isabela
- Las Américas International Airport – Santo Domingo Este
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 19 September 2021
- 1 Dominican peso = 3.76 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 0.27 Dominican peso
- 10 Dominican peso = 37.56 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 2.66 Dominican peso
- 100 Dominican peso = 375.57 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 26.64 Dominican peso
What is the area code of Dominican Republic?
The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.