Dominican Republic
28 to 30°C
3407 hours
sunshine per day
348 mm
218 days
147 days
0 days

Climate of the 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 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 averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 28°C and 30°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 20°C and 23°C
  • Rain: it rains 147 days and there is a total of approximately 348 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3407 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 28°C and 30°C
Warmest month: 30°C in June
Coldest month: 28°C in January
Night temperature: between 20°C and 23°C
Dry days: 218 days
Days with rain: 147 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 348 mm
Hours of sunshine: 3407 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for the Dominican Republic.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for the Dominican Republic.

Climate table of the Dominican Republic

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for the Dominican Republic. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for the Dominican Republic might be like in a given month.

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

Best time to visit Dominican Republic

To go to Dominican Republic, the best time to visit is January through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Dominican Republic, June is the warmest month with 30°C and the most cold month is 28°C in January.

Climate of the Dominican Republic by month

What is the average climate in a given month for the Dominican Republic? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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