When is the best time to go to Santo Domingo

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Santo Domingo weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Santo Domingo are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Santo Domingo January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 63mm 7.8hrs 11.9hrs

The climate in Santo Domingo during January can be summarized as hot, humid and reasonably dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Santo Domingo, with some very good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Santo Domingo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 63mm 2.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Santo Domingo February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 66mm 8.5hrs 12.3hrs

February in Santo Domingo is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Santo Domingo, with some very good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Santo Domingo and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 66mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Santo Domingo March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 65mm 8.7hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Santo Domingo is characteristically hot, humid and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of relatively acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Santo Domingo.

March is in the spring in Santo Domingo and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 65mm 2.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Santo Domingo April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 100mm 8.7hrs 13.3hrs

Santo Domingo's weather in April is typically hot, humid and damp in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

April is in the spring in Santo Domingo and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 21°C (69°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 100mm 3.9 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Santo Domingo May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 222mm 8.2hrs 13.8hrs

May is a very wet, humid month in Santo Domingo and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

May is in the spring in Santo Domingo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 222mm 8.7 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Santo Domingo June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 182mm 8.3hrs 11.9hrs

The weather in June in Santo Domingo is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Santo Domingo and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 182mm 7.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Santo Domingo July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 195mm 8hrs 12.3hrs

July in Santo Domingo is generally wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Santo Domingo and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 195mm 7.7 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Santo Domingo August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 239mm 8.3hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Santo Domingo is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Santo Domingo and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 239mm 9.4 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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September

Santo Domingo September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 204mm 7.9hrs 13.3hrs

Santo Domingo's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Santo Domingo and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 204mm 8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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October

Santo Domingo October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
29°C 194mm 7.3hrs 13.8hrs

October is a wet, humid month in Santo Domingo and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Santo Domingo and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 194mm 7.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Santo Domingo November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
28°C 114mm 7.7hrs 11.9hrs

Hot, humid and damp weather often prevails in Santo Domingo during the month of November

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Santo Domingo for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Santo Domingo and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 114mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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December

Santo Domingo December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 85mm 7hrs 12.3hrs

December in Santo Domingo is generally a little damp with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Santo Domingo, with some very good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Santo Domingo and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Santo Domingo with around 85mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Santo Domingo weather stats

Santo Domingo weather statistics
Hottest month: July 32.4°C 90.3°F
Driest month: January 63mm 2.5ins
Sunniest month: February 8.5hrs
Coldest month: January 29.4°C 84.9°F
Wettest month: August 239mm 9.4ins
Warmest sea: September 29°C 84.2°F
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