Antigua and Barbuda weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda

The best time to visit in 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 in Antigua and Barbuda is 29°C in August and the lowest is 26°C in January.

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

Average weather Antigua and Barbuda by month

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

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14 day weather forecast Antigua and Barbuda

The weather for in Antigua and Barbuda will be 29° till 28° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
26°
29° 0.8 mm 20% 6 m/s 8
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
29° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 8
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 0.2 mm 20% 4 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 1.8 mm 35% 5 m/s 8
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 1.8 mm 40% 6 m/s 8
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 2.8 mm 50% 6 m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 1.9 mm 40% 4 m/s 7
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 0.9 mm 25% 2 m/s 7
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 0.4 mm 10% 3 m/s 7
Friday 5 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 5
Saturday 6 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
29° 0.8 mm 20% 6 m/s 5
Sunday 7 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 0.4 mm 15% 5 m/s 5
Monday 8 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
29° 1.7 mm 35% 4 m/s 5

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 table of Antigua and Barbuda

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 26 26 27 28 28 29 29 29 28 27
Night temp. (°C) 26 25 25 26 27 27 28 28 28 28 27 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 29 21 19 38 61 42 66 81 87 101 94 53
Days with rain 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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 9 11 11 11 11 11 11 7 7 7
Wind force (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 data from city: Saint John’s

Antigua and Barbuda weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda lies in a straight line about 10,192 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Saint John’s).

How long is the flight to Antigua and Barbuda?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Antigua and Barbuda is approximately 12 h. 50 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda has approximately 86,295 inhabitants.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda?

The area of Antigua and Barbuda is around 442 km². It is 2763x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Antigua and Barbuda?

The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is Saint John’s.

What is the currency of Antigua and Barbuda?

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

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 East Caribbean dollar = 0.18 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 5.71 East Caribbean dollar
  • 10 East Caribbean dollar = 1.75 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 57.07 East Caribbean dollar
  • 100 East Caribbean dollar = 17.52 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 570.69 East Caribbean dollar

What is the area code of Antigua and Barbuda?

The area code to call Antigua and Barbuda is +1809.