Climate in the Dominican Republic: when to travel according to the weather?

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Annual average climate in the Dominican Republic

  • Minimum annual temperature: 22°C
  • Average annual temperature: 27°C
  • Maximum annual temperature: 31°C
  • Precipitation: 204 mm/month (with 19 rainy days/month)

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Min / Max Precipitation
January 20 ° / 30 ° 178mm / 19 days
february 20 ° / 30 ° 137mm / 18 days
March 21 ° / 31 ° 193mm / 19 days
April 22 ° / 31 ° 236mm / 19 days
may 23 ° / 31 ° 239mm / 19 days
June 24 ° / 32 ° 210mm / 18 days
July 24 ° / 33 ° 221mm / 19 days
August 24 ° / 33 ° 213mm / 19 days
September 23 ° / 33 ° 214mm / 18 days
October 23 ° / 32 ° 200mm / 19 days
November 22 ° / 32 ° 202mm / 18 days
December 21 ° / 31 ° 185mm / 19 days

These weather forecasts were calculated using data from weather stations distributed across the Dominican Republic.





Details by cities

Consult the climate forecasts for the largest cities in the Dominican Republic:

  • Santo Domingo (28°C on average | 210 mm of rain/month over 17 days)
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  • Puerto Plata (26°C on average | 241 mm of rain/month over 20 days)
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  • Punta Cana (27°C on average | 156 mm of rain/month over 19 days)
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  • Santa cruz de barahona (27°C on average | 207 mm of rain/month over 19 days)
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F.A.Q.

What are the hottest cities in the Dominican Republic?

The following cities record the highest average maximum temperatures over the year:
Santo Domingo (with 32°C), Santa cruz de barahona (with 32°C), Puerto Plata (with 31°C), Punta Cana (with 31°C), …


What are the coldest cities in the Dominican Republic?

These cities are among those with the lowest average temperatures over the year:
Puerto Plata (with 26°C), Santa cruz de barahona (with 27°C), Santo Domingo (with 27°C), Punta Cana (with 27°C), …

Which are the cities where it rains the most in the Dominican Republic?

These cities are among the rainiest in the country:
Puerto Plata (with 241 mm/month), Santo Domingo (with 210 mm/month), Santa cruz de barahona (with 207 mm/month), Punta Cana (with 156 mm/month), …


Which are the hottest months in the Dominican Republic?

The months of the year with the highest maximum temperatures are:
August (with 33°C), July (with 33°C), September (with 33°C), …

Which are the coldest months in the Dominican Republic?

The months of the year with the lowest average temperatures are:
January (with 25°C), february (with 25°C), March (with 26°C), …

Which are the driest months in the Dominican Republic?

The months of the year with the least rainfall are:
february (with 137 mm/month), January (with 178 mm/month), December (with 185 mm/month), …

Which are the rainiest months in the Dominican Republic?

The months of the year with the most rain are:
may (with 239 mm/month), April (with 236 mm/month), July (with 221 mm/month), …

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