Dominica: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go ?

Discover the best time to go to Dominica from average weather conditions in many locations like Marigot (Dominica) or Roseau below.

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When is the best time to go in Dominica ?

What is the best time to go in Dominica? Here is some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Dominica, the weather is good everywhere in January, February and March
  • The most favorable months to visit Roseau are January, February, March and April
  • On average, the warmest months in Roseau are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest month in this city are August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are Roseau, Berekua, Portsmouth, Rosalie and Saint-Joseph (Dominica) with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all the year in Roseau

For all information about the climate and the weather city by city in Dominica for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
good weather Dominica in january
good weather Dominica in february
good weather Dominica in march
partially good weather Dominica in april
okay weather Dominica in may
okay weather Dominica in june
okay weather Dominica in july
okay weather Dominica in august
partially good weather Dominica in september
okay weather Dominica in october
partially good weather Dominica in november
okay weather Dominica in december

When to go in Dominica by cities


Best time to visit Roseau

The best months to visit Roseau are january, february, march et april.


Best time to visit Berekua

The best months to visit Berekua are january, february, march et september.

Marigot (Dominica)

Best time to visit Marigot (Dominica)

The best months to visit Marigot (Dominica) are january, february et march.


Best time to visit Portsmouth

The best months to visit Portsmouth are january, february, march et november.


Best time to visit Rosalie

The best months to visit Rosalie are january, february, march et september.

Climate and Weather of Dominica

The Dominica is a Caribbean island that is located in the heart of the Lesser Antilles. It is located south of Guadeloupe and north of Martinique. Far to the west, one finds the coasts of Honduras and Nicaragua as well as the great vastness of the Atlantic Ocean.

Dominica : Dominica Coastline

The climate of the Dominica is tropical with two seasons (a rainy season and a dry season), with temperatures varying very little during the year and a cyclonic risk between June and September.

The weather in the Dominica is hot and humid from the months of June to December. This is known as the rainy season and throughout the island, rainfall is truly abundant. From Marigot Roseau, towards Pennsville and all the way to Pirekua, heavy rains fall regularly throughout the territory. It is also the hottest time of year with temperatures climb generally very high.

The climate is milder in the Dominica from January to May which is categorized as the dry season. If the rain is still present, it is much less important. This more favorable weather allows for the enjoyment of the warm temperatures while exploring the island in all its depths and corners. Whether on the cliffs, beaches, mountains or forests, this nice weather will allow you to marvel at the beauty which the island is abundant of.

February and March seem to be the best months to discover this part of the Caribbean as temperatures are high but not overwhelming, the rains are much rarer than the rest of the year and the risk of cyclones is nonexistent.

Temperatures and rainfall in Dominica

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Dominica and rainfall month by month for the cities of of Roseau, of Berekua, of Marigot (Dominica), of Portsmouth et of Rosalie, as well as the sea temperature months by month for the coastal cities..


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Map of Dominica

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About of Dominica

What to do in Dominica ?

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Night life

Are these weather information for Dominica reliable?

Climate data for Dominica are raised every day since January 2009.Also, the analysis of these meteorological data for Dominica allows us to determine the average for each month in Roseau, Berekua, Marigot (Dominica), Portsmouth, Rosalie et Saint-Joseph (Dominica).

So yes: these data are reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go city by city in Dominica:

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