Weather in Santo Domingo

3 december 2020

Temperature variations in Santo Domingo

Temperature in Santo Domingo does not vary much, because the tropical trade winds help reduce the heat and humidity throughout the year. These winds give Santo Domingo tropical climate. From December to March you will experience the coolest months with hot days with less humidity and colder evenings with temperatures around 17 to 19 °C (63 to 66 °F). The warmest months go from July to September. The lowest recorded temperature has been 11.0 °C on the 5th of February in 1951 and 7th of January in 1957. Additionally, the highest is 39.5 °C on the 29th of May in 2002.

Rain in Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo has an average of 1,445 millimetres of rain yearly. The driest months are from December through April; however, you can still get rain during these months due to the trade winds and mountains on the southwest.

Fun facts about Santo Domingo

  • In the 5th of August 1498, Santo Domingo became the oldest European city in the Americas. Bartholomew Columbus founded and named it La Nueva Isabela, after the Queen of Spain, Isabella I. In 1495 it was renamed “Santo Domingo”, in honour of Saint Dominic. Since then, Santo Domingo was known as the “Gateway to the Caribbean” and the leading town in Hispaniola. you will be able to find monuments and historical spots such as la Fortaleza Ozama, Parque Colon, Plaza de España, and Catedral Santa Maria La Menor.
  • Moreover, the Ozama river is where you will find the country’s largest port. It flows 148 kilometres before emptying into the Caribbean Sea. This river has always been a great asset to Santo Domingo’s economic development and the growth.
  • In general, it is safe to say, that the weather and the history of the Dominican Republic and its capital Santo Domingo, are two of the many reasons why it is considered a hotspot for holiday makers, real estate investors and agents, and a great place to have a summer home.

Categorieën: News

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Last items

  • Coral Living: A Haven Under Construction in Playa del Carmen! 

    Nestled just 5 minutes away from the pristine beaches, “Coral Living” emerges as the epitome of modern coastal living. This soon-to-be-completed apartment project promises a harmonious blend of luxury, convenience, and a touch of seaside charm. Let’s take a sneak peek into what makes Coral Living an oasis of comfort and style. Location: Situated just…

    Read more »

  • Dominican Republic: Striking figures of foreign direct investment in recent years, according to a study.

    The Dominican Republic plans to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) of 4.2 billion dollars, equivalent to 3.7% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The country leads in Central America and the Caribbean in this area, receiving 18% of the total flows between 2016 and 2022. However, in 2022, it ranked second, surpassed by Guyana. As…

    Read more »

  • Real Estate prices increase by 74% in Santo Domingo

    Residences have experienced an increase in their costs during the current year compared to previous years, and this phenomenon is not solely attributed to the appreciation of intrinsic value or capital gain. During the first half of 2023, there has been an observed rise in the average price per square meter (m²) of homes located…

    Read more »

  • A Slice of Paradise: Sun Life Real Estate’s Beacon Hill, Sint Maarten Property for Sale

    Sint Maarten, with its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and tropical climate, is a dream destination for many. If you’re considering a real estate investment in this paradise, look no further than our exclusive property in Beacon Hill. Located conveniently close to the airport and some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, this property…

    Read more »

  • Tiles and price and quality difference

    The Secret Behind Tile Quality: Insights from Stephan Jacobs As we stroll through the aisles of a tile store, tiles may seem like mere pieces of ceramic or porcelain with various patterns and colors. To the average consumer, the differences may appear minimal, but for experts like Stephan Jacobs of Sani Projects, the world of…

    Read more »