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Haiti is situated on the western part of the large Caribbean island of Hispaniola; it borders with the Dominican Republic. The coastline is very rugged; hence there are a large number of natural harbors. The inner country is very hilly and there are many disparities as it relates to the rainfall. The northern coast is normally wetter than the south, and the best time to go, there is between the months of November to March. The daytime temperatures are in the 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit, while in the nights the temperatures are in the 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit.

Haiti’s landscape consists of two large peninsulas. The southern peninsula is the larger of the two, and both are divided by the mountain ranges. The northern peninsula also tends to get less rainfall. The rainy season is between the months of May to July and from August to November, but even when it rains, it usually lasts for only an hour or two in the evenings, while the days remain clear and sunny. The northern winds bring the rains to Haiti in the wet season. Take a sweater no matter when you go to Haiti, as in the evenings the island can be very cool, especially in the mountain areas, frost may even appear.

Because of where the mountains cut off the east winds, Haiti can sometimes be very dry, which might make you feel very uncomfortable. But sporadic rains throughout the year make cooler temperatures exist in the hilly resorts, as there is a high coastal humidity. The driest periods in Haiti are between December to April. The mountains encircling Haiti helps to protect this country’s landscape from the Caribbean hurricanes.

All in all, Haiti has a generally hot and humid tropical climate, so you go ahead and plan your vacation to enjoy all that this mysterious island has to offer.