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Best time to visit Dominica

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The best time to visit Dominica is December-April

Dominica can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, December-April is the best time to go.

The warmest month of the year in Roseau, one of the most popular travel destinations in Dominica, is September, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (84℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 24℃ (75℉) around February-time. In other areas of Dominica, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

The longest days between sunrise and sunset in Dominica are usually in August, so if you want to get the most out of your daytime activities, be sure to plan your visit around this time. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Dominica in October. Head there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Dominica, the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

Warmest month

September

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

August

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Dominica seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Dominica is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Dominica

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
RoseauDecember-April
27℃
26℃
27℃
25℃
27℃
25℃
27℃
26℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
29℃
28℃
28℃
27℃
27℃
26℃
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Top FAQs

Dominica is in North America.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Dominica:

The warmest month of the year in Roseau, one of the most popular places to visit in Dominica, is September.
The driest month of the year in Roseau, Dominica, is usually around February each year.

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