Dominica, the commonwealth: This country is nicknamed Nature’s Isle of the
Caribbean and is located about 1400 miles from Miami USA. Spread over an area of 290 sq miles
the country has unspoiled natural beauty with lush mountainous rainforests, largest hot springs,
plants, animals and birds. Tourist attraction here include the falls, boiling lake, coral reefs,
geothermal volcanic activity, national parks, black and white sandy beaches, water activities and
sports. Roseau is the capital, the largest city and a popular cruise port. Melville Hall is an airport
two miles from Marigot and Cane Field airport is about 3 miles from the capital city. Flights
connect through other area Islands to serve these airports from USA and other countries.
Getting around: Portsmouth to Roseau is the only major highway with other roadways with
varying degrees of conditions and buses, auto rentals, taxis, bikes, ferries etc are available.
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is January to May, mid season October to December and
low season June to September.
Weather: Climatological Information Melville Hall Airport, Dominica source World Weather
Information Service. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather
conditions in the same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for
current conditions. Visit the relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO).
- Mean temperature is based on monthly averages for the period 1971-1990.
- Mean total precipitation is based on monthly averages for the period 1971-1990.
- Precipitation includes both rain and snow.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Precipitation Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
Weather related other variants: Hurricane season is from June to November with severe
destructive conditions in some of the past years.
Tour packages: Air fare, hotel, auto rental, sightseeing tours, packages, transfers from and or to
airport, hotel, business, residence back and more.
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