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Climate and weather of the Dominican Republic



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Dominican Republic




 

Climate

 
The Dominican Republic has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures range between 28 and 31° throughout the year (they are lower in the mountains located in to the west of the country). Rainfall is higher in the mountains (2 500 mm but only 900 mm in the valleys) than on the north coast (1 800 to 2 100 mm), on the south coast (1 400 mm) and in the southwest (500 mm). Violent hurricanes sometimes devastated the country in August, September and October.

Rainy season (May to November)
Temperatures are high (31°) and rainfall is abundant (100 to 200 mm per month).

Dry season (December to April)
Temperatures reach 28° and rainfall is low.

 When to go to the Dominican Republic (pleasant climate) 
The climate of the Dominican Republic 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

Santo Domingo (Capital of the Dominican Republic)

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

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
60
60
50
70
190
140
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
140
180
180
190
100
80

Punta Cana

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
27°
27°
28°
28°
29°
30°
min
22°
22°
22°
22°
23°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
31°
31°
30°
29°
28°
min
24°
24°
24°
23°
23°
22°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
60
50
50
70
120
100
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
80
100
100
150
110
80

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

Dominican Republic weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The Dominican Republic is bordered by Haiti to the east and by the Caribbean Sea to the north, to the east and to the south.

Capital: Santo Domingo
Area: 49 000 km²
Population: 10 500 000 inhabitants
Language: Spanish
Currency: Dominican peso

Dominican Republic










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