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Best time to visit Dominican Republic

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 32°C in july and the lowest is 29°C in january. The weather and climate of Dominican Republic is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Dominican Republic is an 9,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Dominican Republic has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. 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 an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Dominican Republic per month

Climate data from: Santo Domingo
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 30 30 30 31 31 32 32 32 32 31 29
MM
rain
5 mm 8 mm 14 mm 21 mm 51 mm 34 mm 49 mm 59 mm 34 mm 44 mm 21 mm 8 mm

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Climate Dominican Republic

Climate Dominican Republic

Climate Dominican Republic per Month

Climate Dominican Republic per Month
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Dominican Republic has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
29 30 30 30 31 31 32 32 32 32 31 29
Night
min °C
20 20 20 21 22 23 23 23 23 23 22 21
MM
rain
5 mm 8 mm 14 mm 21 mm 51 mm 34 mm 49 mm 59 mm 34 mm 44 mm 21 mm 8 mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 9 9
Wind force
in 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 Dominican Republic january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Dominican Republic and at least around 20° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 5 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic february

On average, it is maximum 30° in february in Dominican Republic and at least around 20° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Dominican Republic and at least around 20° degrees. In march there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 14 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic april

On average, it is maximum 30° in april in Dominican Republic and at least around 21° degrees. In april there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic may

On average, it is maximum 31° in may in Dominican Republic and at least around 22° degrees. In may there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Dominican Republic and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic july

On average, it is maximum 32° in july in Dominican Republic and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic august

On average, it is maximum 32° in august in Dominican Republic and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic september

On average, it is maximum 32° in september in Dominican Republic and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic october

On average, it is maximum 32° in october in Dominican Republic and at least around 23° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic november

On average, it is maximum 31° in november in Dominican Republic and at least around 22° degrees. In november there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

Climate Dominican Republic december

On average, it is maximum 29° in december in Dominican Republic and at least around 21° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in the Dominican Republic.

14 day weather forecast Dominican Republic

14 day weather forecast Dominican Republic

The weather for the Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic will be 32° till 31° 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 Dominican Republic is based on the weather in Santo Domingo.

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
  Regen Zware Regen Regen Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Lichte Regen Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 31° 32° 32° 31° 31° 31° 32°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 24° 23° 23° 23° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 8.2
mm
19.8
mm
9.5
mm
4.0
mm
3.6
mm
11.6
mm
1.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 75% 85% 75% 55% 55% 80% 25%
UV-index
UV-index 4 5 8 10 9 7 8

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
  Zware Regen Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 30° 32° 32° 31° 30° 31° 31°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 23° 23° 23° 24° 23°
Rainfall (mm) 16.8
mm
1.1
mm
0.3
mm
0.3
mm
0.4
mm
0
mm
2.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 85% 25% 10% 10% 15% 0% 40%
UV-index
UV-index 3 9 3 2 2 3 3
About the Dominican Republic

About the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is in the continental part North America and the capital is Santo Domingo. The total surface is 48.730 km² with 1.288 km of coastline and the population consists of 10.169.172 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 6x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call the Dominican Republic you have to use +1809 or 001809 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +18095012457809 or 0018095012457809.

The Dominican Republic is in a straight line at 13.441 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 16 hour and 05 min.

Time difference Dominican Republic

Time difference Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic it is now 00:05 o’clock at night on monday 19 august 2019. That is 16 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of the Dominican Republic is America/Santo_Domingo and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

Currency Dominican Republic

Currency Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic the Dominican peso is used to pay.

Exchange rate Dominican peso (DOP) 19 august 2019

1 Dominican peso = 0,03 New Zealand dollar
100 Dominican peso = 3,05 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 32,84 Dominican peso
100 New Zealand dollar = 3.283,64 Dominican peso

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Vaccinations Dominican Republic

Vaccinations Dominican Republic

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in the Dominican Republic.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
  • ZIKA-virus
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