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Climate and weather of The Bahamas



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The Bahamas




 

Climate

 
The Bahamas has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures oscillate between 23° in January and 32° in July. Rainfall reaches 1 100 mm per year and sunshine is very high (320 days per year). Sea temperature range between 22° in January and 28° in July. Hurricanes sometimes reach

Rainy season (May to October)
Temperatures reach 30-32° during the daytime (they lose five to seven degrees at night). Showers (often short and intense) usually fall in the late afternoon or at night. It rains more on the northern islands than on the southern islands. Humidity is very high (80 to 90%) and sunshine is also very high (nine hours per day).

Dry season (November to April)
Temperatures range between 23 and 27° (they lose five to seven degrees at night). Rainfall is low. The sun shines seven hours a day.

 When to go to The Bahamas (pleasant climate) 
The climate of The Bahamas is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Nassau (Capital of The Bahamas)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
26°
26°
27°
28°
30°
30°
min
19°
19°
20°
21°
22°
23°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
32°
31°
29°
27°
26°
min
24°
24°
24°
23°
21°
19°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
60
70
40
50
100
180
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
100
100
140
180
90
60

Freeport

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
24°
24°
26°
27°
29°
31°
min
18°
18°
19°
21°
23°
26°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
32°
32°
31°
29°
27°
25°
min
27°
26°
26°
23°
21°
19°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
50
50
60
50
140
160
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
140
200
250
170
80
70

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for The Bahamas are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

The Bahamas weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The Bahamas is located in the Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the United States and north of Cuba.

Capital: Nassau
Area: 14 000 kmē
Population: 322 000 inhabitants
Language: English
Currency: Bahamian dollar

The Bahamas










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