Las Galeras, Dominican Republic: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Las Galeras, Dominican Republic? If you're planning to go to Las Galeras, I have 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 Las Galeras, Dominican Republic

Based on the climate and weather in Las Galeras, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Las Galeras, Dominican Republic

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Las Galeras is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Las Galeras, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

February in Las Galeras is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Las Galeras 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), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you visit Las Galeras during April, you will probably find that it is constantly hot. 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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May

If you visit Las Galeras during May, you might find that it is extremely hot. 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 around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

June can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in Las Galeras is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Las Galeras during August, you may notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

Traveling to Las Galeras in September, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Las Galeras in October, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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November

In November, Las Galeras is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and sometimes jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Las Galeras, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

If you go to Las Galeras in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for Las Galeras, Dominican Republic

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Las Galeras.

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