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 to Dominica?

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

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

For 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
tolerable to good* Dominica in january
tolerable to good* Dominica in february
good Dominica in march
tolerable Dominica in april
tolerable Dominica in may
tolerable Dominica in june
tolerable Dominica in july
tolerable Dominica in august
tolerable to good* Dominica in september
tolerable Dominica in october
tolerable Dominica in november
tolerable Dominica in december

When to go to Dominica by city


Best time to go to Roseau

The best months to go to Roseau are february and march.


Best time to go to Berekua

The best months to go to Berekua are january, february and march.

Marigot (Dominica)

Best time to go to Marigot (Dominica)

The best months to go to Marigot (Dominica) are february and march.


Best time to go to Portsmouth

The best months to go to Portsmouth are january, february, march and september.


Best time to go to Rosalie

The best months to go to Rosalie are january, february and march.

Climate and Weather in 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 month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Roseau, Berekua, Marigot (Dominica), Portsmouth and Rosalie, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..

Map of Dominica

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cities in Dominica

About Dominica

What can I do in Dominica?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Dominica reliable?

Climate data for Dominica has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Dominica allows us to determine the average for each month in Roseau, Berekua, Marigot (Dominica), Portsmouth, Rosalie, Saint-Joseph (Dominica), Castle Bruce, Mahaut and and 1 other cities.

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

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