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The Islands of the Bahamas, have a tropical climate tempered by trade winds from the northeast, temperatures undergo only minor changes during the year, the average minimum temperatures ranging between 18 ° C and 24 ° C, while the average maximum temperatures ranging between 25 ° C and 32 ° C.
The climate of the Bahamas is caused by a combination of the crossing of the equatorial ocean currents, that bring heat from the equator, with the cool ocean breezes that help mitigate these influences, this results in a climate between the mildest of the planet.
The Bahamas has an annual average of 1,100 / 1,500 mm of rainfall, the wettest season is from May to October. The rains usually take the form of strong tropical storms that last a few tens of minutes, the sun is a constant in the climate of the islands throughout the year.
Between June and November, tropical cyclones can hit the islands.
The northern and western islands (Grand Bahama Island, Great Abaco, Andros and Eleuthera) are cooler, while the southern islands are very hot especially in summer (from June to August). Sea water has roughly the same temperature as the air.
WHEN TO GO TO THE BAHAMAS
The mild climate of the islands makes it possible to visit the archipelago at any time of the year. Despite the mild year-round climate, the best time to travel to the Bahamas are the months between December and April.
THE CLIMATE OF THE BAHAMAS: CLIMATIC TABLES
|NASSAU (5 meters)|
|Month||Average low (°C)||Average high (°C)||Precip. (mm)||Precip. days|
|Month||Sea Water Temperature °C|