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Weather and Climate Summary


Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island nation located in the eastern Caribbean, southeast of Puerto Rico. It consists of two main islands, Antigua and Barbuda, along with several smaller islands. The country is renowned for its stunning beaches, rich history, and warm hospitality.

Climate Classification

The islands' have a tropical maritime climate, classified as "Am" under the Köppen climate classification system. This classification indicates consistently warm temperatures throughout the year.


Temperatures are warm year-round, with average highs ranging from 77°F (25°C) in the cooler months to 86°F (30°C) in the warmer months. The islands' coastal location helps moderate temperature extremes.


A wet season runs from June to November, with the majority of rainfall occurring during this period. The wettest months are typically between August and October, with occasional tropical storms or hurricanes bringing heavy rainfall. The dry season spans from December to May, with significantly reduced rainfall.

Wind Patterns

Wind patterns are influenced by the northeast trade winds, which bring moisture from the Atlantic Ocean. These winds help to moderate temperatures and contribute to the islands' pleasant climate.

Extreme Weather Events

There is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes affecting the islands' during the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June to November. While direct hits are relatively rare, the islands can experience heavy rainfall, strong winds, and rough seas from passing storms.

Geographic Influences

The islands' relatively low elevation and location in the eastern Caribbean make them vulnerable to the effects of tropical weather systems. However, their position just outside the main hurricane belt provides some protection from the most severe storms.

Season Variations

The wet season brings lush vegetation and occasional afternoon showers, while the dry season offers sunny days and lower humidity levels. Despite the seasonal variations, Antigua and Barbuda generally maintain a warm and pleasant climate throughout the year.

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Meteogram - 5 days - St John


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