Dominican Republic
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Dominican Republic

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

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In the table below you can quickly find the monthly average weather in the Dominican Republic, the monthly temperature or when it rains the most. Monthly averages are based on weather data from the last 30 years.

Climate 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

Weather data from: Santo Domingo




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Dominican Republic weather

The weather for Dominican Republic over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 31° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 23°C.

The weather forecast for Dominican Republic is based on the weather in Santo Domingo.

5-day weather forecast Dominican Republic

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Saturday
1 october
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29°C
24°C
23°C
6.9 mm
5 m/s
Sunday
2 october
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30°C
24°C
23°C
4.3 mm
5 m/s
Monday
3 october
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30°C
23°C
23°C
0 mm
3 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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31°C
24°C
23°C
5 mm
3 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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30°C
24°C
23°C
8.8 mm
4 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Dominican Republic


Climate 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.

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

Weather data from: 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 13,690 km from India (New Delhi → Santo Domingo).

How long is the flight to Dominican Republic?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Dominican Republic is approximately 17 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Dominican Republic?

These are the largest airports in Dominican Republic:

  • Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago
  • Casa De Campo International Airport (LRM) in La Romana
  • Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) in Puerto Plata
  • Maria Montez International Airport (BRX) in Barahona
  • Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in Punta Cana
  • Samaná El Catey International Airport (AZS) in Samaná
  • La Isabela International Airport (JBQ) in La Isabela
  • Las Américas International Airport (SDQ) in Santo Domingo Este

How many inhabitants does Dominican Republic have?

Dominican Republic has 10,169,172 inhabitants.

How big is Dominican Republic?

The surface area of Dominican Republic is 48,730 km². It is 67x smaller than India.

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 1 October 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.78 Dominican peso
  • 1 Dominican peso = 1.28 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 78.13 Dominican peso
  • 100 Dominican peso = 128.00 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Dominican Republic?

The area code to call Dominican Republic is +1809.