The best times to visit La Romana for ideal weather are

January 8th to February 4th

or

February 26th to May 20th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 


La Romana Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in La Romana

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in La Romana vary barely at all and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 2 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit La Romana, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 68.9°F (20.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.5°F (13.6°C) at night.

    La Romana Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Average
    Low

    La Romana Temperatures (Celsius)

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    Average
    Low

    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    La Romana Perceived Temperature (F)

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    La Romana Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average La Romana Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 85.4 78.1 66.4
    Feb 86.2 78.6 66.5
    Mar 86.8 79.3 67.1
    Apr 87.7 81.1 70
    May 88.5 82.3 72.2
    Jun 89.9 83.9 73.8
    Jul 91.5 84.9 74.3
    Aug 91 84.2 73.8
    Sep 90.3 83.3 72.9
    Oct 89.7 82.7 72.4
    Nov 87.4 80.2 70.3
    Dec 85.7 78.5 67.6

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 29.7 25.6 19.1
    Feb 30.1 25.9 19.2
    Mar 30.4 26.3 19.5
    Apr 30.9 27.3 21.1
    May 31.4 27.9 22.3
    Jun 32.2 28.8 23.2
    Jul 33.1 29.4 23.5
    Aug 32.8 29 23.2
    Sep 32.4 28.5 22.7
    Oct 32.1 28.2 22.4
    Nov 30.8 26.8 21.3
    Dec 29.8 25.8 19.8

     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of precipitation in La Romana are November, August, and then September. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are only 0.5 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 1.8 days with significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

    When can you find snow in La Romana? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chance of Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in La Romana.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Romana (in).

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 14.3 0 0.03
    Feb 12.9 0 0.02
    Mar 10 0 0.02
    Apr 14.3 0 0.05
    May 15.7 0 0.07
    Jun 14.3 0 0.07
    Jul 14.3 0 0.04
    Aug 20 0 0.12
    Sep 18.6 0 0.19
    Oct 17.1 0 0.09
    Nov 20 0 0.09
    Dec 14.3 0 0.04

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 14.3 0 0.08
    Feb 12.9 0 0.05
    Mar 10 0 0.05
    Apr 14.3 0 0.13
    May 15.7 0 0.18
    Jun 14.3 0 0.18
    Jul 14.3 0 0.1
    Aug 20 0 0.3
    Sep 18.6 0 0.48
    Oct 17.1 0 0.23
    Nov 20 0 0.23
    Dec 14.3 0 0.1

     

    Humidity and Wind

    La Romana has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is March (66.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (76.9%).

    Wind in La Romana is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by July and April. March’s average wind speed of around 9.1 knots (10.5 MPH or 16.9 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in La Romana.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 8.2 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.6 a gentle breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    Mar 9.1 a gentle breeze 13.9 a moderate breeze
    Apr 8.9 a gentle breeze 13.4 a moderate breeze
    May 8.2 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Jun 8.1 a gentle breeze 12.3 a moderate breeze
    Jul 9 a gentle breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    Aug 8.4 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Sep 6.9 a light breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    Oct 6.5 a light breeze 10.9 a gentle breeze
    Nov 7.1 a gentle breeze 11.6 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.2 a gentle breeze 13.2 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 71.8
    Feb 68.8
    Mar 66.1
    Apr 68
    May 71.6
    Jun 70.8
    Jul 67.9
    Aug 71.9
    Sep 74.5
    Oct 75.1
    Nov 76.9
    Dec 74.4

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to La Romana?

    As of 6/15/2017 there are travel warnings for Dominican Republic; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
     

    Overall La Romana Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 66.3°F (19.1°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in La Romana, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 68°F (20°C) and 64.5°F (18.1°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in La Romana to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: consistently 4 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.