When to Go in Dominica

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If you’re wondering what the various Dominican Republic when to go options are, keep in mind that the weather is the last thing you should worry about. They call the climate in the Dominican Republic the Endless Summer. More specifically, the climate is tropical with temperatures holding steady values of about 28 to 31 degrees Celsius (81 to 87 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the year. The air is very humid, which creates an impression for higher temperatures; however, sea breezes mitigate this effect. Here’s what should be your primary concern when trying to decide when to visit the country.

Wet Season

Don’t visit the Dominican Republic during the wet season. The wet season lasts from May to October. Humidity increases drastically and it becomes really hard to stand out the heat. In addition, strong winds and hurricanes start occurring in August and September, and they're not very safe to be around.

Tourist Seasons

Of course, the tourist seasons are the best time to visit the Dominican Republic. However, the prices of most hotels and services double. The two major tourist seasons last from December to February (whale watching) and from July to August (sunbathing and water activities).


November is maybe the best option for budget travelers. Prices are back to normal and sunbathing and water activities are still possible. In addition, November is the start of the local baseball season, which is really interesting to watch.

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