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Antigua – Best time to go

Best time to visit Antigua

The best time of year to book a holiday in Antigua is from December to April.

Antigua enjoys sunshine and warm weather all year round, experiencing highs of over 30°C as well as humidity levels of more than 70%. It is one of the driest of the Caribbean islands, with December to April the dry season.

  • Maximum Daytime Temperature – 30°C
  • Minimum Night Time Temperature – 21°C
  • Average rainfall – 30mm per month
  • Average daylight hours – 11

What’s the weather like in the Maldives from December to April?

Antigua remains mostly warm and dry throughout the year, but mid December to mid April is considered its dry season. The driest months of all are February, March and April, when humidity is low and temperatures are warm without being stifling. 

Why visit the Maldives from December to April?

  • Escape the cold winter weather and enjoy warm sunshine with little rain or humidity
  • Restaurants, tours and excursions run at full capacity, with many seasonal events
  • Warm sunshine and long days mean you have plenty of opportunities to relax on the beach
  • April sees the beginning of Antigua Sailing Week, the annual yacht regatta held at Nelson’s Dockyard

Best times to visit

Dry Season

Antigua remains mostly warm and dry throughout the year, but mid December to mid April is considered its dry season. The driest months of all are February to April, when humidity is low and temperatures are warm without being stifling. 

Rainy Season

Mid April to late November sees increased temperatures and rainfall, usually brief showers lasting less than 15 minutes. July and August see most rain, on average around eight days a month, which can make the climate more humid.  

Favourite Season

We love Antigua in the cooler, drier months of mid December to mid April, the peak tourist season, when the island experiences less rain, heat, and humidity. The cold weather at home makes Antigua the perfect destination for winter sun.

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Average weather in January

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
25ºC
30mm

Average weather in February

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
25ºC
20mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
25ºC
30mm

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
26ºC
30mm

Average weather in May

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
27ºC
60mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
28ºC
70mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
28ºC
80mm

Average weather in August

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
28ºC
90mm

Average weather in September

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
28ºC
110mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
27ºC
90mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
26ºC
50mm

Average weather in December

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Antigua
25ºC