Dominican Republic: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Discover the most favorable time to visit Dominican Republic from average weather conditions in many locations like Samana or Punta Cana below.

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When is the best time to go to Dominican Republic?

When is the best time to go to Dominican Republic? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Dominican Republic, the weather is at least tolerable in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Santo Domingo are January, February, March, April, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Santo Domingo are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Barahona, Montecristi, Sosua, Altamira, Cabarete, Guaymate, Luperon, Pedernales, Sabaneta and San Jose de Ocoa, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Santo Domingo

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

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to perfect* Dominican Republic in january
tolerable to perfect* Dominican Republic in february
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in march
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in april
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in may
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in june
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in july
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in august
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in september
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in october
tolerable to good* Dominican Republic in november
bad to perfect* Dominican Republic in december

When to go to Dominican Republic by city

Santo Domingo

Best time to go to Santo Domingo

The best months to go to Santo Domingo are january, february, march, april, november and december.

Bayahibe

Best time to go to Bayahibe

The best months to go to Bayahibe are january, february, march, april, june, july, august, september, october and december.

Las Terrenas

Best time to go to Las Terrenas

The best months to go to Las Terrenas are february, march, april, june and july.

Puerto Plata

Best time to go to Puerto Plata

The best months to go to Puerto Plata are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Punta Cana

Best time to go to Punta Cana

The best months to go to Punta Cana are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Dominican Republic

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Temperatures and rainfall in Dominican Republic

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Dominican Republic and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Santo Domingo, Bayahibe, Las Terrenas, Puerto Plata and Punta Cana, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Dominican Republic

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cities in Dominican Republic (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Dominican Republic

What can I do in Dominican Republic?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Dominican Republic reliable?

Climate data for Dominican Republic has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Dominican Republic allows us to determine the average for each month in Santo Domingo, Bayahibe, Las Terrenas, Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Barahona, Boca Chica, La Romana, and 29 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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