The climate of Antigua (Antigua and Barbuda)
Antigua is the largest island of Antigua and Barbuda. The island has
6,800 inhabitants the majority of which live in the capital of Saint
John’s. Antigua is part of the Leeward Islands; the Small Antilles.
Antigua’s major source of income is tourism. Tourists travel here to
enjoy everything the island has to offer: Relaxation, beautiful nature
and beautiful beaches. The last few years the island has enjoyed great
popularity because it is home to several internet gambling sites. The
island also has two universities.
Antigua has a tropical savannah climate with a wet and a dry period.
However, during the dry period heavy rainfall is not uncommon, chances
are smaller though. During the wet period humidity figures will rise
which may give you a clammy feel. During the second part of the year
there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes. Temperatures are
pleasant all year round; fluctuations in temperatures are uncommon.
The sea water is pleasant too; 28 degrees Celsius on average.
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records.
They are an average for Antigua:
Please, note that local deviations may occur
More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but don’t present a general impression
of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain
period. The figures don’t always reflect the chance of wintry weather,
extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate
information for each month of the year:
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