In summer, the daytime temperatures in central Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic can reach a top of 32℃ (90℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 19℃ (67℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Dominican Republic, and you can see more in the handy table below.
If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Dominican Republic when the days are longest, you should visit in October. August sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in January instead.Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to travel to Dominican Republic, including a monthly climate breakdown for the top destinations and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.
Dominican Republic 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. Dominican Republic is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|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 Dominican Republic
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.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|