Best time to go to Dominica for a perfect weather and where to go?
Discover the best time to go to Dominica from average weather conditions in many locations like Marigot (Dominica) or Roseau below.
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 Dominica, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, March, April, May, June and December
- The best months to go to Roseau are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December
- On average, it is hot all year round in Roseau
- The rainiest months in this city are August, September, October and November
- The cities with the best climate are Berekua, Portsmouth, Rosalie and Saint-Joseph (Dominica), with good weather at least 10 months a year
- The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Roseau
Annual weather in Dominica
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|
|February||76°F to 85°F||perfect weather*|
|March||76°F to 85°F||perfect weather|
|July||79°F to 88°F||good weather*|
|December||77°F to 86°F||good weather|
Best time to travel to Dominica by cities
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.
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.
Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Dominica
Find out when Dominica has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.
Tourist seasons in Dominica
The months with low numbers of tourists are: April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December. The number of visitors to Dominica is high in: January, February, March and August.
- Very low season in Dominica: May, September, October and November.
- Low season in Dominica: April, June, July and December.
- High season in Dominica: January, March and August.
- Peak season in Dominica: February.
Figure: Visitor index for Dominica month by month
Average price for flights to Dominica
A return flight between London and Roseau is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 1168 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 582 more for your airline ticket to Roseau if you go in august.
Where to go in Dominica?
This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).
What can I do in Dominica?
Beaches / swimming
Nature and countryside
Culture and heritage
Crafts / shopping