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Climate and weather of Dominica



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Dominica




 

Climate

 
The island of Dominica has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures oscillate between 29 and 32° throughout the year (they are lower in the mountains located in the center of the island). Annual rainfall is higher in the mountains (6 000 mm) than on the east coast (2600 mm) and on the west Coast (1 700 mm). Humidity is high all year round. Hurricanes sometimes reach the island between June and October.

Rainy season (June to December)
Temperatures are high (31 to 32°) and rainfall are abundant.

Dry season (January to May)
Temperatures reach 29° and rainfall is moderate.

 When to go to Dominica (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Dominica is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Roseau (Capital of Dominica)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
29°
29°
30°
30°
31°
31°
min
21°
20°
21°
21°
23°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
31°
32°
31°
30°
29°
min
23°
23°
23°
23°
22°
21°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
110
70
70
80
150
180
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
230
230
240
220
220
140

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Dominica are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Dominica weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The island of Dominica is located in the Caribbean Sea, north of Martinique and south of Guadeloupe.

Capital: Roseau
Area: 750 km²
Population: 73 500 inhabitants
Language: English
Currency: East Caribbean dollar

Dominica










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