WHEN IS HURRICANE SEASON?
Because of our mountain ranges, especially Pico Duarte (the highest peak in the Caribbean at just over 3000m) hurricanes are ‘bounced’ away from our shores. Remember that hurricanes hate any interference to their circulation and that’s why they avoid large, high land masses. Also bear in mind that we are a huge island (it will take you 7 hours to drive east to west). We’ve not had a direct hit from a hurricane since 2004 (and then it was just a tropical storm). Hurricanes tend to pass our shores from early September to early October.