The best times to visit Santiago de los Caballeros for ideal weather are
December 17th to March 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Santiago de los Caballeros Travel Guide
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Weather in Santiago de los Caballeros
Average temperatures in Santiago de los Caballeros vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 8th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Santiago de los Caballeros, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 92.7°F (33.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.6°F (22.6°C) at night.
Santiago de los Caballeros Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Santiago de los Caballeros Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Santiago de los Caballeros Perceived Temperature (F)
Santiago de los Caballeros Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Santiago de los Caballeros 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Santiago de los Caballeros are February, March, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 21st.
When can you find snow in Santiago de los Caballeros? 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 Santiago de los Caballeros.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Santiago de los Caballeros (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Santiago de los Caballeros has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (71.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.1%).
Wind in Santiago de los Caballeros is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by June and August. July’s average wind speed of around 7.9 knots (9.1 MPH or 14.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Santiago de los Caballeros.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||5||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6||Light breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.7||Light breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||13.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||7.8||Gentle breeze||15.2||Significant breeze|
|Jul||7.9||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Aug||7.4||Gentle breeze||14.9||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.8||Light breeze||13.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.4||Light breeze||12.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||4.6||Light breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Santiago de los Caballeros?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the Dominican Republic; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 28, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic is October, followed by May and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Santiago de los Caballeros in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Santiago de los Caballeros Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 85.1°F (29.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Santiago de los Caballeros, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 92.2°F (33.4°C) and 86°F (30°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Santiago de los Caballeros to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.1°F (30.6°C) and 84°F (28.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.
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