Higüey, Dominican Republic: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Higüey, Dominican Republic? If you're planning to go to Higüey, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Higüey, Dominican Republic

Based on the climate and weather in Higüey, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Higüey, Dominican Republic by month

January

January in Higüey is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

Traveling to Higüey in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

March here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

April

If you vacation in Higüey during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

May

May in Higüey is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

If you visit Higüey during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

July in Higüey can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts

August

August in Higüey can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Higüey is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

October

October in Higüey is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

November

In November, Higüey is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Higüey, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

December

If you vacation in Higüey during December, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Higüey, Dominican Republic

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Higüey

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