Best time to visit, weather and climate Antigua and Barbuda

Best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda

The best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Antigua and Barbuda is 29°C in august and the lowest is 26°C in january.

The average climate figure for Antigua and Barbuda is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Antigua and Barbuda has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Antigua and Barbuda or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Antigua and Barbuda per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
29
mm
21
mm
19
mm
38
mm
61
mm
42
mm
66
mm
81
mm
87
mm
101
mm
94
mm
53
mm

Climate Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Antigua and Barbuda is 27° degrees and there is about 692 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 52 days a year with an average humidity of 76% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Antigua and Barbuda

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 28°C 27°C
Night 26°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 27°C 26°C
Precip 29
mm
21
mm
19
mm
38
mm
61
mm
42
mm
66
mm
81
mm
87
mm
101
mm
94
mm
53
mm
Rain
days
21 17 17 18 23 20 24 23 23 23 23 23
Dry
days
10 11 14 12 8 10 7 8 7 8 7 8
Sun hours
per day
7 9 9 11 11 11 11 11 11 7 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Antigua and Barbuda january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 26° degrees. In january there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 25° degrees. In february there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda april

On average, it is maximum 26° in april in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 61 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda june

On average, it is maximum 28° in june in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 27° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda july

On average, it is maximum 28° in july in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 28° degrees. In july there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 28° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 81 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda september

On average, it is maximum 29° in september in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 28° degrees. In september there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 87 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 28° degrees. In october there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda november

On average, it is maximum 28° in november in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 27° degrees. In november there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 94 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

Climate Antigua and Barbuda december

On average, it is maximum 27° in december in Antigua and Barbuda and at least around 26° degrees. In december there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Antigua and Barbuda.

14 day weather forecast Antigua and Barbuda

The weather for Saint John’s in Antigua and Barbuda will be 30° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Antigua and Barbuda is based on the weather in Saint John’s.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
1 Oct
Onweer met regen 30°C 27°C 30°C 12 mm 80% 10m/s 4
Fr
2 Oct
Onweer met regen 28°C 26°C 30°C 13 mm 80% 6m/s 3
Sa
3 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 26°C 30°C 2.1 mm 40% 5m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 1.8 mm 40% 6m/s 3
Mo
5 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 1.0 mm 25% 7m/s 6
Tu
6 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 1.3 mm 30% 7m/s 6
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 2.1 mm 40% 6m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Th
8 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 27°C 30°C 8.8 mm 75% 5m/s 6
Fr
9 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 27°C 30°C 3.6 mm 55% 4m/s 4
Sa
10 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 26°C 30°C 7.3 mm 70% 3m/s 3
Su
11 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 0.7 mm 20% 6m/s 2
Mo
12 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 4.8 mm 60% 5m/s 2
Tu
13 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 27°C 30°C 4.2 mm 60% 4m/s 3
We
14 Oct
Onweer met zware regen 29°C 27°C 30°C 16 mm 85% 5m/s 3

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About Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is in the continental part Caribbean and the capital is Saint John’s. The total surface is only 442 km² with 153 km of coastline and the population consists of 86.295 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 606x smaller than New Zealand. If you want to call Antigua and Barbuda you have to use +1809 or 001809 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +18095012457809 or 0018095012457809.

Antigua and Barbuda is in a straight line at 14.021 km distance from Wellington. From Auckland Airport the flight time is about 17 hours5.

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Currency Antigua and Barbuda

In Antigua and Barbuda the East Caribbean dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate East Caribbean dollar (XCD) 1 october 2020

1 East Caribbean dollar = 0,56 New Zealand dollar
100 East Caribbean dollar = 55,83 New Zealand dollar

1 New Zealand dollar = 1,79 East Caribbean dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 179,08 East Caribbean dollar

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Time difference Antigua and Barbuda

In Antigua and Barbuda it is now 03:53 o’clock at night on thursday 1 october 2020. That is 17 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Antigua and Barbuda is America/Antigua and the Greenwich time is UTC-04.

Vaccinations Antigua and Barbuda

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Antigua and Barbuda.

  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Schistosomiasis