Annual average weather for Antigua and Barbuda

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Annual Average Weather for Antigua and Barbuda

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 27.3°C (81.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. Annually there are on average 17.1 days of rain per month and 7.4 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda?

The best months to visit Antigua and Barbuda are January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather, the most sunshine and optimal sunbathing and swimming conditions with the least chance of rain.

The sea is best for swimming between June and November when the sea temperature is above the average 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in Antigua and Barbuda year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in Antigua and Barbuda all year round.

The coolest month in Antigua and Barbuda is February when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

Can you swim in Antigua and Barbuda year round?

Yes, you can swim in Antigua and Barbuda all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Antigua and Barbuda are found in September when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 26°C (79°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

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When is the hottest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The hottest month in Antigua and Barbuda is August when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 28°C (83°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

When is the coldest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The coolest month in Antigua and Barbuda is February when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine

When is the sunniest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The sunniest days in Antigua and Barbuda are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day. In April the sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

More info about the annual sunshine.

When is the least sunny month in Antigua and Barbuda?

October has the least sunshine. In October the sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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When is the driest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The driest month in Antigua and Barbuda is March with 4.4cm (1.7inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 12 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

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When is the wettest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The wettest month in Antigua and Barbuda is October with 16.1cm (6.3inches) of rain and January has the most days of rain with 19.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall.

When is the sea the coldest in Antigua and Barbuda?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Antigua and Barbuda are found in March when they dip to 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the sea the warmest in Antigua and Barbuda?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Antigua and Barbuda are found in September when they peak at 28°C (83°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

More info about the annual sea temperatures.

When is the most humid month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The most humid month in Antigua and Barbuda is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

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When is the least humid month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The least humid month in Antigua and Barbuda is February with a dew point of 21°C (70°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

More info about the annual humidity.

When is the windiest month in Antigua and Barbuda?

The most windy month in Antigua and Barbuda is July when the average maximum windspeed is 31KM/H (19MPH) and the average wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Antigua and Barbuda

The hottest month in Antigua and Barbuda is August when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 28°C (83°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F).

The coolest month in Antigua and Barbuda is February when the average maximum temperature is 28°C (28°F), average temperature is 25°C (77°F) and average minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F).

Annual Sunshine for Antigua and Barbuda

The longest days in Antigua and Barbuda are in June, with an average of 13.1 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 11.1 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Antigua and Barbuda are in April which has the most hours of sunshine per day. The sunshine percentage is 68% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.4hrs making the days long and bright.

October has the least sunshine. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index is the highest in April when it reaches 13.8 and lowest in December when it reaches 7.9.

An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Annual Sea Temperature for Antigua and Barbuda

The warmest sea water temperatures in Antigua and Barbuda are found in September when they peak at 28°C (83°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 26°C (79°F).

The sea is excellent for swimming all year round as the water temperature is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Annual Rainfall for Antigua and Barbuda

The wettest month in Antigua and Barbuda is October with 16.1cm (6.3inches) of rain and January has the most days of rain with 19.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Antigua and Barbuda is March with 4.4cm (1.7inches) of rain and the least days of rain with 12 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Antigua and Barbuda

The most humid month in Antigua and Barbuda is September with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.

The least humid month in Antigua and Barbuda is February with a dew point of 21°C (70°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan.

Annual Wind Speed for Antigua and Barbuda

The most windy month in Antigua and Barbuda is July when the average maximum windspeed is 31KM/H (19MPH) and the average wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH).

The least windy month in Antigua and Barbuda is November when the average maximum windspeed is 24KM/H (15MPH) and the average wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH).

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