Best time to go to Dominican Republic for a perfect weather and 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.

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, June, October, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Santo Domingo
  • 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, Baní, Cabarete, 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
January 24°C to 27°C
44%
February 24°C to 28°C
44%
March 25°C to 28°C
45%
April 26°C to 29°C
56%
May 27°C to 30°C
68%
June 28°C to 31°C
52%
July 28°C to 32°C
54%
August 28°C to 32°C
59%
September 28°C to 31°C
63%
October 27°C to 30°C
62%
November 25°C to 29°C
61%
December 24°C to 28°C
48%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Dominican Republic by cities

Santo Domingo

Best time to go to Santo Domingo

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

Bayahibe

Best time to go to Bayahibe

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

Las Terrenas

Best time to go to Las Terrenas

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

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.

Barahona

Best time to go to Barahona

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


Other cities and places 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.

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Where to go in Dominican Republic?

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).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Santo Domingo29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C30°C
Bayahibe30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C30°C
Las Terrenas28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C29°C
Puerto Plata28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C32°C33°C32°C32°C32°C30°C28°C
Punta Cana28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C31°C32°C32°C32°C31°C30°C29°C
Barahona29°C29°C30°C30°C31°C31°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C30°C
Boca Chica29°C30°C30°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C31°C30°C
La Romana30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C30°C
Montecristi29°C30°C30°C31°C32°C33°C34°C34°C33°C33°C31°C29°C
Samana28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C29°C
Santiago de los Caballeros28°C28°C29°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C30°C28°C
Saona Island30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C32°C33°C33°C33°C32°C31°C30°C
Sosua28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C32°C33°C33°C32°C32°C30°C29°C
Altamira28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C29°C28°C
Arenoso28°C29°C29°C30°C30°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C30°C28°C
Bajos de Haina29°C29°C29°C30°C30°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C30°C29°C
Baní29°C29°C29°C30°C30°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C29°C
Bonao27°C27°C27°C29°C29°C30°C31°C30°C30°C30°C28°C26°C
Cabarete28°C28°C28°C29°C30°C32°C32°C32°C32°C32°C30°C28°C
Concepción de la Vega27°C28°C28°C30°C30°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C29°C27°C

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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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