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The climate of Antigua and Barbuda: 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.

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.

THE CLIMATE OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA: CLIMATIC TABLES

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA (5 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 22,4 28,3 56,6  11,1
February 22,2 28,4 44,9  8,7
March 22,7 28,8 46,0  7,3
April 23,4 29,4 72,0  7,2
May 24,5 30,2 89,6  8,6
June 25,3 30,6 62,0  8,3
July 25,3 30,9 86,5  11,8
August 25,5 31,2 99,4  12,7
September 25,0 31,1 131,6  12,0
October 24,4 30,6 142,2  12,9
November 23,9 29,8 135,1  12,4
December 23,0 28,8 83,4  12,1
YEAR 24,0 29,8 1049,2  124,7
ST. JOHN’S, ANTÍGUA
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 26
February 26
March 26
April 27
May 27
June 28
July 28
August 28
September 28
October 28
November 28
December 27

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