Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic? If you're planning to go to Greater Santo Domingo, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Based on the climate and weather in Greater Santo Domingo, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Greater Santo Domingo, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Greater Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic by month

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January

January in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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February

February in Greater Santo Domingo is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you go to Greater Santo Domingo in March, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Greater Santo Domingo in April, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you vacation in Greater Santo Domingo during May, you might find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

June is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

July in this region can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you visit Greater Santo Domingo during August, you might find that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

September is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you vacation in Greater Santo Domingo during October, you may notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in Greater Santo Domingo is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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December

December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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