The Dominican Republic has a tropical climate with year-round warm weather. The average temperature is 28°C (82°F), with highs of 32°C (90°F) and lows of 24°C (75°F). The dry season runs from November to April, while the wet season runs from May to October.
The Dominican Republic experiences two peak tourist seasons: the winter months of December to March, and the summer months of July and August. The shoulder months of April, May, June, September, and October are also popular times to visit.
The Dominican Republic is vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms, particularly from August to October. Hurricane season officially runs from June 1 to November 30, but storms can occur outside of this time frame.