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Seasons of Dominican Republic
The seasons of Dominican Republic does not change much all year round. The seasons of Dominican Republic are primarily the same as any tropical country elsewhere. There are two seasons on the Dominican Republic. These are winter season and summer season.
There are two rainy seasons of Dominican Republic, one occurs on late spring season while the other one is during the fall season. The torrential rainfall usually occurs on the northern and eastern region of the Dominican Republic.
The average temperature on the Dominican Republic is around twenty to thirty degrees Celsius or sixty-eight to eighty-six degree Fahrenheit. The sea breeze that comes in to the Dominican Republic cools down the semi arid environment of the Dominican Republic all year round. The hottest season on the Dominican Republic falls on August with a record high of thirty-nine degree Celsius. The coldest months falls on January and February. The coldest area is on the mountain region near Constanza where the record low dropped to zero degree Celsius.
The rainy seasons of the northern coast of the Dominican Republic are falls all throughout November and January. While on other parts of the Dominican Republic the rainy season runs from May all the way to November; the month of May being the wettest month in the whole country. The main idea in this is that, it gets a lot wetter as you go farther up north; and both of the coasts of the Dominican Republic experiences more precipitation during the month of May and November. On the other hand, the south coast of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic's capital) stays a little drier than the rest of the country.
The Dominican Republic has an average precipitation of 1,346 millimeters of rainfall each year; the maximum being 2,500 millimeters on the northeastern part of the country and only five hundred millimeters of rainfall on the western region.
The reason for two seasons in Dominican Republic is that, the country is a tropical maritime country that is surrounded by a body of water, ocean or sea and uses the situation to its own advantage in transporting or generating its industries end products. that experiences sporadic cyclones from the months of June to November.
The tropical cyclones (e.g. hurricanes, tropical storms, tropical depressions) that the country experience, also have great effects on the seasons of Dominican Republic. Some cyclones form between August and October (during the summer season).
Whatever season it may be, Dominican Republic is still considered as one tropical vacation haven of the world because of its crystal clear waters and blinding white sands. These are the reason why more and more visitors come to the Dominican Republic each year.