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UV Index in Santo Domingo

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Today's UV index in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic will be up to 12.3, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.


Today's tips

UV index at 12.3 in Santo Domingo means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Santo Domingo's UV Index

The UV index in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is consistently high throughout the year, with values often exceeding 11. This is due to the city's tropical climate and location near the equator.

Weather Seasons

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Santo Domingo experiences two main seasons: dry (November to April) and wet (May to October). During the dry season, temperatures range from 23°C to 32°C (73°F to 90°F); the wet season is warmer with temperatures between 25°C and 33°C (77°F to 91°F). However, brief, heavy rain showers can occur at any time.

Santo Domingo's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Santo Domingo's weather is relatively stable due to its position on the leeward side of the island. While other Caribbean islands may experience more extreme weather conditions, such as hurricanes, Santo Domingo is typically shielded from these events.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Santo Domingo. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.


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