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Bolans, Saint Mary, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Author lam_chihang. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution
Bolans, Saint Mary, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Author lam_chihang

Antigua and Barbuda climate: when to go to Antigua

Antigua and Barbuda have a pleasant climate all year round, with average maximum temperatures in August of 31 ° C and average minimum temperatures of 26 ° C , while in January the average maximum temperature is 28 ° C and the average minimum temperatures of 23 ° C. The average annual temperature is around 27 ° C.

The islands are quite dry by the standards of the Caribbean and in fact have average annual rainfall of 1,150 mm, which is caused by the low elevation of the two islands, the rains fall during the months from August to November, while the months between June and November is the period in which hurricanes or tropical cyclones  can reach the islands. The trade winds blow steadily throughout the year and help to mitigate temperatures. The islands have a low humidity which makes a particularly pleasant climate.

The sea water temperature varies between 26 ° C and 28 ° C for which the sea is great for swimming all year round.

Saint John's, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Author lam_chihang. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

Saint John’s, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. Author lam_chihang

WHEN TO GO TO ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

The islands can be visited throughout the year, would be to avoid the months of hurricanes and those of heavier rainfall. The best months to visit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda are therefore the driest months between December and April.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA CLIMATIC TABLES

St. John’s, Antigua

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Rain (mm)

56

37

46

67

112

49

86

100

140

130

134

87

Min Temp (°C)

23

23

23

24

25

26

26

26

25

25

24

24

Max Temp (°C)

28

28

28

29

30

30

31

31

31

31

30

29

St. John’s, Antigua

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Seawater temperature (°C)

26

26

26

27

27

28

28

28

28

28

28

27

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