Barbados Weather &
The weather in
Barbados is sunnier and drier than that of many other islands in the
Caribbean. On the southern edge of the Atlantic hurricane belt, Barbados is not as arid as Aruba and has a
slightly higher chance of hurricane contact, but it is far from the dense forests of Puerto Rico or the misty
jungles of the Dominican Republic.
Hurricanes, however, usually miss Barbados, but
tropical rain storms are prevalent. The best season for visit Barbados is winter or spring.
Winter in Barbados is like May in much of the North American Southeast, with balmy temperatures. Most
people visit in the winter, getting away from the freezing temperatures of their home towns in North America.
The weather in Barbados It is generally warm and sunny all
year round with an average daytime high of 75 - 85 F. The nights are usually slightly cooler.
The prevailing northeast trade winds blow steadily so that although it is bright and sunny, it is not unbearably
The rain usually comes in quick showers. The dry season lasts from January to June.
During the summer months June to October Barbados does experience an increase in
rainfall. Barbados' tropical climate must be its leading attraction - hot and sunny all year round with
enough rain to ensure that the island also retains beautiful plant life and an abundance of
The weather is at its best during the high season - mid-December to mid-April with
rainfall low and the heat tempered by cooling trade winds. Central Barbados has a rolling terrain of
limestone hills and amid this lush scenery are fascinating survivors of the colonial past. Summer brings
slightly hotter weather, and in summer and fall there's a greater chance of rain. The dry season spans from
December to June, and during the so-called wet season July to November some brief rain showers are
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