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Best time to visit Samana, Dominican Republic

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The best time to visit Samana is January-April

If you’re looking to travel to Samana for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Samana is January-April due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) in the middle of the day. The weather at night in the winter can get down to temperatures as low as 21℃ (70℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Samana when the days are longest, you should visit in June. The wet season in Samana usually falls during the months surrounding July each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

For more information about when to travel to Samana, the monthly weather breakdown and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

June

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Samana seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Samana as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Samana is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Samana

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Samana for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Samana climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Samana for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Samana in January

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in February

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 21 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in March

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 22 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in April

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 116mm (5") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 21 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 127mm (5") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 120mm (5") over 25 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 109mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Samana in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Samana in December

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 26 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
26 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Samana in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Samana is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Samana is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Samana is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Samana, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in June are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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