1. The TSA will hear challenge to tender of tourist terminal of Puerto Plata
  2. The boom for the Chinese tourist illusions Little Rainieri
  3. The cable car returns to work after temporary suspension
  4. Julio Almonte says they work to reduce prostitution that affects tourism in Sosúa
  5. Casa de Campo makes investment to modernize security system
  6. New York-Santo Domingo, the route with the highest passenger flow in the Dominican Republic
  7. Ernesto Veloz appreciates support from the Procurator for the eastern tourist area
  8. Punta Cana takes almost nine out of 10 new tourists
  9. RD closed first semester with 3.4 million tourists by air, 6.1% more
  10. Eastern Authorities applaud signage for water transport
  11. Tourism revenues amount to more than $ US4 million in the first half, 9.0% more
  12. President Medina leaves Rancho Guacamayos ecotourism complex in Bonao
  13. Hotels of the East battle with the sargasso to save occupation
  14. Barahona
  15. Altos de Chavón
  16. Juan Dolio : Sun, beach, and Golf Style Living
  17. Cabarete, the kitesurf,windsurf and surfing capital of the Caribbean
  18. Las Terrenas, a charming town in the north of Samana
  19. Puerto Plata, “La Novia del Atlantico” ( The Girlfriend of the Atlantic)
  20. Metaldom (Metallurgical ) facilities to be replaced by 2,000 condos
  21. Rating upgraded based on Dominican Republic Economic Growth
  22. DP World Caucedo Port announced largest ship to visiting dominican dock
  23. Samana, the full of splendor home of the humpback whales
  24. La Romana
  25. Boca Chica, the traditional Beach of white sand and shallow crystal clear waters
  26. Punta Cana and Bavaro, Population, NightLife and Business Opportunities
  27. Bahia de las Aguilas (Eagles Bay) to build international airport and 3 Rooms
  28. Near 20,000 people visited the Expo Tourism Fair in Santiago
  29. Weather in the Dominican Republic – Facts and Forecasting Information
  30. Flora & Fauna
  31. Dominican Republic Hotels
  32. Art & Culture in the Dominican Republic
  33. History of the Dominican Republic
  34. Tourist Card
  35. Santo Domingo, the capital of the largest Growing Economy in the Region
  36. The Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo, The First City of the New World
Sunday, November 18, 2018
  1. The TSA will hear challenge to tender of tourist terminal of Puerto Plata
  2. The boom for the Chinese tourist illusions Little Rainieri
  3. The cable car returns to work after temporary suspension
  4. Julio Almonte says they work to reduce prostitution that affects tourism in Sosúa
  5. Casa de Campo makes investment to modernize security system
  6. New York-Santo Domingo, the route with the highest passenger flow in the Dominican Republic
  7. Ernesto Veloz appreciates support from the Procurator for the eastern tourist area
  8. Punta Cana takes almost nine out of 10 new tourists
  9. RD closed first semester with 3.4 million tourists by air, 6.1% more
  10. Eastern Authorities applaud signage for water transport
  11. Tourism revenues amount to more than $ US4 million in the first half, 9.0% more
  12. President Medina leaves Rancho Guacamayos ecotourism complex in Bonao
  13. Hotels of the East battle with the sargasso to save occupation
  14. Barahona
  15. Altos de Chavón
  16. Juan Dolio : Sun, beach, and Golf Style Living
  17. Cabarete, the kitesurf,windsurf and surfing capital of the Caribbean
  18. Las Terrenas, a charming town in the north of Samana
  19. Puerto Plata, “La Novia del Atlantico” ( The Girlfriend of the Atlantic)
  20. Metaldom (Metallurgical ) facilities to be replaced by 2,000 condos
  21. Rating upgraded based on Dominican Republic Economic Growth
  22. DP World Caucedo Port announced largest ship to visiting dominican dock
  23. Samana, the full of splendor home of the humpback whales
  24. La Romana
  25. Boca Chica, the traditional Beach of white sand and shallow crystal clear waters
  26. Punta Cana and Bavaro, Population, NightLife and Business Opportunities
  27. Bahia de las Aguilas (Eagles Bay) to build international airport and 3 Rooms
  28. Near 20,000 people visited the Expo Tourism Fair in Santiago
  29. Weather in the Dominican Republic – Facts and Forecasting Information
  30. Flora & Fauna
  31. Dominican Republic Hotels
  32. Art & Culture in the Dominican Republic
  33. History of the Dominican Republic
  34. Tourist Card
  35. Santo Domingo, the capital of the largest Growing Economy in the Region
  36. The Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo, The First City of the New World
Weather in the Dominican Republic – Facts and Forecasting Information

Weather in Dominican Republic

Tropical Climate and its impact on Weather in the Dominican Republic

The weather in the Dominican Republic is the result of the climatic zone in which it is situated i.e. the tropical zone.  The climate of the Dominican Republic is described as a “tropical maritime climate” as its weather conditions are influenced by its proximity to the equator and the fact that it is completely surrounded by the sea. The island, therefore, experiences high annual rainfall, temperatures, and humidity all year round with variations on a local scale caused by its topography. For this reason, some persons refer to the Dominican Republic as a place of “endless summer”.

Precipitation Rate

Precipitation in the Dominican Republic is limited to rain due to its location in the tropics and on rare occasions some regions experience hail and even frost on mountain peaks where temperatures fall below 0ºC. The island’s rainy season is between the months of May and November with May typically being the wettest month and March the driest. Rainfall is much higher in the northern regions between the months of October and April and is as low as 640mm in the South-Western arid regions such as Pedernales and Azua. This trend changes in the months of May to November when southern regions receive a majority of the rainfall. Rainfall events are typically short bursts of showers unless there is some disturbance in the atmosphere. The island’s susceptibility to tropical storms and hurricanes owing to its location in the Caribbean also causes an increase in annual rainfall. Warm, sunny conditions are experienced all year round with variations caused by atmospheric instability. Cloud cover is also minimal in the southwest and increases towards the urban areas and forested mountain regions.

Temperatures

Annual temperatures range from as high as 40ºC in the desert regions of the South-West to as low as 16ºC in the colder mountainous regions and even below freezing point to produce frost on mountain peaks. Coastal regions experience highs of 31ºC and lows of around 20ºC depending on the season. The coolest areas of the country are around the Cordillera Central mountain range because of mountain breeze and altitude. However, the average temperature of the Dominican Republic as a whole is 25ºC
Humidity is relatively low in the winter season, between November and April, because of decreased temperatures and rainfall and increases during the summer months between May and November.

Best time to visit the Dominican Republic

The best time to visit the Dominican Republic is therefore between the months of November and April when it is not too rainy and there are more days of sunshine to enjoy.

References:

Ministry of Tourism

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