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Climate and weather of Barbados



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Barbados




 

Climate

 
Barbados has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures are stable throughout the year (27 to 30°). Rainfall is high (1 900 mm per year on the hill located in the center of the island and 1 300 mm per year on the coast). Sunshine is very high all year round (3 000 hours per year). Humidity between 70 and 75%. Cyclones (frequent in the Caribbean Sea in June, July, September, October and November) rarely reach the island.

Rainy season (June to December)
Temperatures range between 27 and 30° during the daytime (they lose four to five degrees at night). Rainfall is often brief and violent. It usually rains fifteen days per month (rains mainly fall in the late afternoon). Sunshine is high (eight to nine hours a day).

Dry season (January to May)
Temperatures oscillate between 27 and 30° during the daytime (they usually lose four to five degrees at night). Rainfall is low (brief showers fall about eight days per month). Sunshine reaches eight to nine hours a day.

 When to go to Barbados (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Barbados 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

Brigdetown (Capital of Barbados)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
28°
28°
29°
29°
30°
30°
min
24°
24°
24°
25°
26°
27°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
31°
31°
30°
29°
29°
min
26°
26°
26°
26°
26°
24°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
60
40
30
50
50
80
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
120
140
140
170
140
90

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

Barbados weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The island of Barbados is located in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Saint Lucia and east of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Capital: Brigdetown
Area: 430 km²
Population: 290 000 inhabitants
Language: English
Currency: Barbadian dollar

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