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The climate of Barbados: when to go to Barbados

The climate of Barbados, is a pleasant climate with temperatures that remain in each month of between 31°C and 21°C, temperatures are also refreshed by the breath of constant north-east trade winds, which moderate the tropical temperature.

On the island there are two seasons, the dry season between December and May and the rainy, humid and hot, between June and November, the average annual precipitation is 1,525 mm. The precipitation tend to increase slightly in the interior of the island than on the coast. The island of Barbados has about 140 rainy days per year, during the rainy season, between June and November, there are on average between 16 and 14 days of rain per month, while during the months between February and May, there are an average of only eight days of rain per month. Barbados has an average of nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine annually.

The months between June and November are also those where the island may be affected by tropical cyclones. Due to its location very oriental, Barbados is, however, very rarely hit by hurricanes and cyclones, the island is in fact located outside the route of more intense and devastating storms.

The sea water temperature is constant throughout the year between 25 ° C and 28 ° C.

WHEN TO GO TO BARBADOS

The best time to visit Barbados are the dry months between December and May.

THE CLIMATE OF BARBADOS: CLIMATIC TABLES

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS (2 meters)
Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 22,9 28,8 70,1  11
February 22,8 29,0 41,3  8
March 23,2 29,5 37,4  8
April 24,1 30,0 60,8  8
May 24,9 30,5 79,0  8
June 25,1 30,5 103,0  11
July 24,9 30,4 132,9  15
August 24,7 30,6 141,9  15
September 24,6 30,6 157,6  14
October 24,5 30,4 185,1  16
November 24,2 30,0 171,6  14
December 23,6 29,3 89,6  12
YEAR 24,1 30,0 1270,3  140
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS
Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 26
February 25
March 25
April 26
May 27
June 28
July 28
August 28
September 28
October 28
November 28
December 27

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