Dominican Republic weather, climate and best time to visit

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

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

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14 day weather forecast Dominican Republic

The weather for the Dominican Republic will be 31° till 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 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 5
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
2.5 mm 45% 2 m/s 5
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
1.9 mm 40% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
2.8 mm 50% 1 m/s 7
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
24°
1.6 mm 35% 1 m/s 6
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0.2 mm 20% 2 m/s 6
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
2.6 mm 45% 3 m/s 6
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 4
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
22°
0.6 mm 15% 3 m/s 6
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
0.6 mm 15% 2 m/s 2
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
0.5 mm 15% 3 m/s 2

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

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 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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Frequently asked questions

Where is Dominican Republic?

Dominican Republic lies in a straight line about 13,441 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Santo Domingo).

How long is the flight to Dominican Republic?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Dominican Republic is approximately 16 h. 10 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 6x 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 24 October 2021

  • 1 Dominican peso = 40.06 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.025 Dominican peso
  • 10 Dominican peso = 400.55 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 0.25 Dominican peso
  • 100 Dominican peso = 4,005.55 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 2.50 Dominican peso

What is the area code of Dominican Republic?

The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.