The rainy season in the Dominican Republic starts in late May and lasts through November. However, it does not rain daily and showers are often only short bursts that quickly dissipate.
A typical day in the Dominican Republic is sunny and warm, with brief showers possible during the rainy season. The island's hurricane season runs from June through the end of November. During this time, rainfall amounts increase drastically in the event of a hurricane or tropical storm. It has a tropical climate all year long, providing warm temperatures every day of the year. The temperature is hottest from May to October and cools slightly from November to April.