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Dominican Republic sunindex: the best time to travel to Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is an ideal winter season destination with a very pleasant climate. Here you can find beautiful beaches and luxurious, all-inclusive resorts. Because precipitation figures are lowest from November till April the Dominican Republic is very suitable as a winter season destination. However, bear in mind that temperatures may drop during the evening. In combination with an ever blowing sea breeze this may make things feel a little bit cold.
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Dominican Republic climate & weather
Do you want to know all about the climate in Dominican Republic? Learn about the temperatures, the number of sunny hours, chance of frost, chance of hurricanes, chance of rain and precipitation averages at the awarded climate and weather site:
the climate of Dominican Republic
 

 

Sunny holidays in Dominican Republic
Based on long term average figures, the weather of the past few years and extremes that have been recorded where temperatures, precipitation figures and storms are concerned we are able to give an indication as to the suitability of this particular location as a summer weather destination.

The figures below are an average for Dominican Republic. Please, note that local deviations may occur.

 The weather in Dominican Republic
  average
maximum
temperature
(in °C/°F)
average
minimum
temperature
(in °C/°F)
average
hours of
sun
per day
average
sea water
temperature
(in °C/°F)
time to travel
here for a
sunny holiday?
chance of
rain /
showers
chance of
hurricanes
Explanation of symbols
January 28 / 82 19 / 66 7 27 / 81   - more sunny symbols = better summer weather (maximum of 5)
- red sunny symbols = high chances of hot or muggy weather

= chances of precipitation
 (0 - 4, higher number of cloudy symbols, higher chance of precipitation)

= the risk of tropical storms
(0 - 3, higher number of symbols, higher risk)
February 28 / 82 19 / 66 8 26 / 82  
March 29 / 84 19 / 66 8 26 / 79  
April 30 / 86 19 / 66 8 27 / 81  
May 31 / 88 20 / 68 8 27 / 81  
June 31 / 88 20 / 68 8 28 / 82
July 32 / 90 21 / 70 8 28 / 82
August 32 / 90 21 / 70 8 29 / 84
September 32 / 90 21 / 70 8 29 / 84
October 31 / 88 21 / 70 7 29 / 84
November 30 / 86 20 / 68 7 28 / 82  
December 29 / 84 19 / 66 7 27 / 81    
 
The weather in Dominican Republic
In the winter season bad weather is often short lived. Showers are often heavy and short lived.
During the summer it is warm here. However, high temperatures in combination with high humidity figures cause things to feel muggy. Hurricane season from June till November.
Dominican Republic climate information

Popular destinations in Dominican Republic
The most popular destinations are: Punta Cana, Bavaro and Puerto Plata. Sosua, Cabarete and Playa Dorado are popular as well.

Useful facts and tips
- Punta Cana is very remotely located. The city of Higüey is an hour away by bus
- Columbus named the Dominican Republic Hispaniola
- Many festivals and festivities are held here.
- Most cigars are produced in the Dominican Republic
- Mount Pico Duarte is the highest point in the Caribbean with an altitude of 3,087 meters
- The Dominicans like to play dominoes
- The traffic here is very hectic
- More than 80% of all tourists spend their holiday in an all inclusive hotel
- Jewelry made of amber is a real Dominican souvenir.

More about Dominican Republic?
The following sites are specialized in providing Dominican Republic information:
What's the weather like in Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic information
Dominican Republic information
Dominican Republic tourism
wikipedia
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