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Dominican Republic Weather in February

Those looking for an escape from the blustery weather in the north in February will enjoy a trip to the tropical Dominican Republic.

Dominican Republic weather in February is quite warm, ranging from the low 70s to the low 80s Fahrenheit in temperature. There are very few days with rain, and the average rainfall amount is low, making it a sunny oasis.

February is the height of the Dominican Republic's peak tourist season, meaning that beaches, restaurants and hotels have the tendency to be crowded.

A little extra research during this season, such as planning the best beach visits and knowing where to eat, can make the visit much more pleasant.

Rainfall

February Weather Stats

Avg. High
82 degrees F
Avg. Low
71 degrees F
Rain Inches
2.7
Rain Days
7
Rainfall in the Dominican Republic is relatively low during February. On average, it only rains about six or seven days during the month.

Punta Cana, located on the eastern point of the island and one of the most popular places to visit, receives an average of 40 inches of rainfall per year. Most of that rainfall occurs during the hurricane season, from June to November. Punta Cana only receives about two to three inches of rainfall between January and April.

Rain in the Dominican Republic in February is most likely to occur at 5 p.m. It is least likely to occur at 11 a.m., meaning day trips are unlikely to be dampened by rain.

Temperatures

The average daily high temperature in the Dominican Republic in February is 81.7 degrees Fahrenheit.

The average daily low temperature is 71.2 degrees Fahrenheit. February is an excellent month for those who wish to experience the Caribbean without intense heat.

Hikers and adventurers will be thankful for the slightly lower temperatures, as well as the constant, mild breeze characteristic of the island.

Low temperatures are most likely to occur at night. Because of its proximity to the equator, the Dominican Republic receives 12 hours of daylight throughout the year. Sunset will occur between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Temperatures remain steady throughout the island, but could get slightly cooler in the mountains and highest peaks.

Temperatures in the Dominican Republic do not vary much throughout the year. During the warmest months, July through September, the average high temperature is 87 degrees, and the average low is 76 degrees.

Should I Visit in February?

Regarding weather, the Dominican Republic is a good place to visit in February. The temperatures are warm, the breeze is pleasant, and the likelihood of rain is relatively low.

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January 22, 2013


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