Climate & Weather

Posted in Dominican Republic

Winter is perfect and summer very warm.
The year-round average temperature is 75 degrees Fahrenheit (25 degrees Celsius). August is the warmest month of the year, with January being the coolest. Very low temperatures are often registered in mountainous areas, especially during winter months. The heaviest rainy season isin May and November and the months with the least rainfall are August and December.

Temperatures in Celsius


  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min 20 19 19 21 22 22 22 23 22 22 21 21
Max 29 29 29 29 30 31 31 31 31 31 30 29

Yearly temperatures in Fahrenheit


  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min 68 66 67 69 71 72 72 73 72 72 70 69
Max 84 85 84 85 86 87 88 88 88 87 86 85

For more comprehensive weather information we recommend the following sites: Caribbean Satellite Map

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Beer and how much a beer costs

Posted in Dominican Republic

This is very important information to all of us that like and drink beer.

How much does a beer cost is one of the most common questions we get asked.

It costs about US 1.50 for a cold small one (33cl or 12oz).

Beer Pricing Table:

The prices presented below are for cold beer bought in a Colmado or Colmadón (Dominican for Bodega) which is the local corner store (prices may vary slightly depending on the zone).

Brand Size oz Size in cl Cost in Pesos Cost in USD
Presidente Small 12 33 50 1.43
Presidente Large 19 56 75 2.14
Presidente Jumbo 33 100 100 2.86
Bohemia Small 12 33 45 1.29
Bohemia Large 19 56 65 1.86
Bohemia Jumbo 33 100 90 2.57
Brahma Small 12 33 45 1.29
Brahma Large 19 56 65 1.86


You know that beeronomics or beeronomix is a very interesting phenomena, if you know the cost of a beer you can pretty much relate that to the general cost of other things in a country. You can use this method to understand the prices and rates when you travel, here is an example:
If a beer cost fifty pesos or one dollar (unit or euro) in a working man's colmado, bar or bodega, and if a breakfast costs 150 pesos or 3 dollars or 3 units, a newspaper should be around 25 pesos. You can apply that and understand how things are priced in that country. You can actually use beer as a comparative tool as if it was hard currency.

The most popular beer in the Dominican Republic is Presidente. Bohemia beer, from the same brewery, is gaining a lot of popularity.

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