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

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

When to go to Sosúa, Dominican Republic

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

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

January

January in Sosúa is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

February

If you visit Sosúa during February, 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 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

If you vacation in Sosúa during March, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

April

In April, Sosúa can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sosúa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

In May, Sosúa is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sosúa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

June

June in Sosúa is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

July

If you are traveling to Sosúa in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

Traveling to Sosúa in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

September

If you visit Sosúa during September, you are likely to find that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

October

If you visit Sosúa during October, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

November

If you visit Sosúa during November, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

December

December in Sosúa is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sosúa, 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 Sosúa
  • Appropriate museum wear

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