Antigua and Barbuda's Weather & Climate
The Islands of Antigua and Barbuda are located in the middle of the Leeward
Islands in the jewel of the blue Eastern Caribbean Waters, 17.1 degrees North of the equator and 61.5 degrees
West. The population of Antigua is approximately 68,000. Its capital is St. John’s.
Size: Antigua, the largest of the English-speaking leeward Islands, is 108 square miles (280 sq km).
Antigua and Barbuda enjoy a very pleasant tropical climate which remains warm and relatively dry throughout the
year. Tropical storms and hurricanes may occur between June and November.
The tropical climate in Antigua and Barbuda makes it a year-round destination. The weather is best during
the high season, from mid-December to mid-April, with low rainfall and the heat tempered by cooling trade
During the summer particularly in September and October Things can get noticeably hotter, the humidity can be
oppressive. September is also the most threatening month for the annual hurricane season, which runs officially
from June 1 to October 31.
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