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Barbados – Best time to go

Best time to visit Barbados

Barbados enjoys a year-round tropical climate, experiencing highs of 30°C. Coastal winds usually provide respite from the humidity levels which typically reach 70–75%. The driest months are December to June while July to November usually consists of sunshine plus brief, heavy showers. 

Best times to visit

The best time to book your holiday to Barbados is from December to June.

Barbados benefits from a year round tropical climate, so you can expect long sunny days interspersed with tropical showers in the summer months. December to June is typically dryer and less humid than the rest of the year.

Maximum Daytime Temperature – 31°C

Minimum Night Time Temperature – 23°C

Average rainfall – 72mm per month

Average daylight hours – 10

 What’s the weather like in Barbados from December to June?

December to April is known as the dry season, with the best weather – and least rainfall – from December to June. Temperatures are consistently warm, with highs of 31°C and refreshing northeast trade winds to help keep you cool.

 Why visit Barbados from December to June?

  • The dry, sunny weather lends itself to a host of outdoor activities; hiking, golf, beach days and watersports
  • Key cultural and musical events and festivals take place in the dry season
  • The dry season is when you can catch some of the island’s biggest sporting events, from cricket matches, to polo season and Barbados sailing week
  • January to April is Barbados’ rum and sugar season

Select month

Average weather in January

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
26ºC
68mm

Average weather in February

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
26ºC
44mm

Average weather in March

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
27ºC
55mm

Average weather in April

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
27ºC
55mm

Average weather in May

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
28ºC
74mm

Average weather in June

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
28ºC
104mm

Average weather in July

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
28ºC
118mm

Average weather in August

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
28ºC
153mm

Average weather in September

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
28ºC
186mm

Average weather in October

Average travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
27ºC
169mm

Average weather in November

Good travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
26ºC
185mm

Average weather in December

Best travel weather

Avg. temp
Avg. rainfall
Barbados
26ºC
105mm