Annual average weather for Barbados

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Annual Average Weather for Barbados

The annual average maximum daily temperature is 29.9°C (85.9°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The annual average water temperature is typically 27.7°C (81.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day. Annually there are on average 17.7 days of rain per month and 7.4 hours of sun per day.

When is the best time to visit Barbados?

The best months to visit Barbados 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 July and November when the sea temperature is above the average 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Can you sunbathe in Barbados year round?

Yes, you can sunbathe in Barbados all year round.

The coolest month in Barbados is February when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

Can you swim in Barbados year round?

Yes, you can swim in Barbados all year round.

The warmest sea water temperatures in Barbados are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 27°C (80°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.

More info about the annual sea temperatures

When is the hottest month in Barbados?

The hottest month in Barbados is September when the average maximum temperature is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 28°C (82°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine.

When is the coldest month in Barbados?

The coolest month in Barbados is February when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F).

More info about the annual temperatures and sunshine

When is the sunniest month in Barbados?

The sunniest days in Barbados 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.

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When is the least sunny month in Barbados?

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 Barbados?

The driest month in Barbados is February with 2.9cm (1.1inches) of rain and March has the fewest days of rain with 14 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall

When is the wettest month in Barbados?

The wettest month in Barbados is August with 27.3cm (10.7inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 20.3 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

More info about the annual rainfall.

When is the sea the coldest in Barbados?

The coldest sea water temperatures in Barbados are found in March when they dip to 27°C (80°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 Barbados?

The warmest sea water temperatures in Barbados are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°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 Barbados?

The most humid month in Barbados is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26°C (78°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 Barbados?

The least humid month in Barbados is February with a dew point of 23°C (74°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 Barbados?

The most windy month in Barbados is June when the average maximum windspeed is 38KM/H (23MPH) and the average wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH).

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Annual Temperature for Barbados

The hottest month in Barbados is September when the average maximum temperature is 31°C (87°F), average temperature is 28°C (82°F) and average minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F).

The coolest month in Barbados is February when the average maximum temperature is 29°C (29°F), average temperature is 27°C (80°F) and average minimum temperature is 24°C (75°F).

Annual Sunshine for Barbados

The longest days in Barbados are in June, with an average of 12.9 hours of daylight per day. January has the shortest days with an average of 11.4 hours of daylight per day.

The sunniest days in Barbados 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 14.4 and lowest in December when it reaches 9.3.

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 Barbados

The warmest sea water temperatures in Barbados are found in September when they peak at 29°C (84°F) and lowest in March when they dip to 27°C (80°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 Barbados

The wettest month in Barbados is August with 27.3cm (10.7inches) of rain and the most days of rain with 20.3 days with some rain, a very wet time to visit the beach.

The driest month in Barbados is February with 2.9cm (1.1inches) of rain and March has the fewest days of rain with 14 days with some rain, a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Annual Humidity for Barbados

The most humid month in Barbados is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26°C (78°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 Barbados is February with a dew point of 23°C (74°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 Barbados

The most windy month in Barbados is June when the average maximum windspeed is 38KM/H (23MPH) and the average wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH).

The least windy month in Barbados is September when the average maximum windspeed is 30KM/H (19MPH) and the average wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH).

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