Situated in the western part of Hispaniola, Haïti shares the island with the Dominican Republic. The Pearl of the Antilles is also made up of smaller islands (Tortuga Island, Île à Vache, etc.), every one of them just as beautiful. Your stay in Haïti will take place in sumptuous surroundings, edged by long expanses of sand one moment, and rugged cliffs the next.
Guide to the weather in Haiti
Although the weather remains warm all year round, Haiti's climate varies according to rainfall and geographical areas.
Dry weather from November to March
Located in the Greater Antilles, Haiti enjoys a tropical climate. Throughout the year, maximum temperatures range from 77°F to 86°F, and sea temperatures from 79°F to 84°F. Haiti has two seasons when it comes to weather: the dry season from November to March and the rainy season between April and October, during which hurricanes can occur. The sunniest time of the year is from December to February, with an less humid and more temperate atmosphere thanks to the trade winds.
Variations in altitude
The relief of the landscape also influences the climate in Haiti. The mountains in the centre are hit by more rainfall during the rainy season, especially on the northern slopes. The southern and northern coasts are also more humid. The western part of the country, around Port-au-Prince, is the driest. It should be noted that the weather in Haiti may be more unstable in the mountains, with much cooler temperatures.